Peru received this Thursday, June 3, a batch of 718,380 doses of the vaccine against coronavirus (COVID-19) developed by the laboratory Pfizer.
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The shipment arrived on two different flights to the Jorge Chávez del Callao airport after 6 pm The ministers of Health, Óscar Ugarte, and of Transport and Communications, Eduardo González, were in charge of receiving the doses. Later, they were sent to Cenares warehouses in order to be distributed.
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This Thursday, 250,380 acquired doses arrived at the laboratory. In this way, the total number of doses that has arrived through this company reaches 4,536,190 by direct purchase. The total agreement with this laboratory amounts to 32 million vaccines
In addition, 468,000 doses obtained through the COVAX Facility alliance arrived. Previously, 117,000 vaccines were shipped under the same mechanism.
Tonight, Peru received a total of 718,380 doses from Pfizer that will make it possible to expand vaccination against COVID-19 in Metropolitan Lima, Callao and various regions of the country. #PongoElHombro ?? pic.twitter.com/B9ph7Bt55E
– Ministry of Health (@Minsa_Peru) June 4, 2021
Last Monday, May 31, Peru received a batch of 251,550 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from the Pfizer laboratory.
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Peru has signed supply agreements with Sinopharm for one million doses, with Pfizer for 32 million, with AstraZenaca for 14.04 million and with the COVAX Facility for 13.2 million.
More vaccines! ?? In total, 718,380 new doses of Pfizer arrived today to continue the fight against Covid-19. The ministers @EGonzalez_Ch Y @ougarteu They received two batches that arrived, on different flights, at Jorge Chávez airport. #Let’s not lower the guard #PongoElHombro pic.twitter.com/PZqI5RnH3U
– MTC Peru (@MTC_GobPeru) June 3, 2021
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