New vaccines from the Chinese language pharmaceutical firm Sinovac arrived this Sunday at Bogotá’s El Dorado airport to assist increase the Nationwide Vaccination Plan within the Andean nation, which right now added 2,276,656 circumstances and 60,503 deaths consequently of COVID-19.
Colombian President Iván Duque, by means of his Twitter account, reported on the arrival of the flight that transported the vaccines. « The pandemic has left us a tough yr, however we are going to advance within the purpose of immunizing greater than 70% of compatriots, » he stated.
After the nationalization procedures, the vaccines have been transferred to the warehouse of the Ministry of Well being and Social Safety the place the method of getting into the deep freezers essential to protect them started.
Sinovac vaccines are half of the primary part of the vaccination plan during which well being personnel within the nation going through the pandemic are being immunized on the entrance line and folks over 80 years of age.
The Authorities of Colombia plans to vaccinate greater than 35 million folks in the course of the yr 2021.
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