Azerbaijan purchased 4 million doses of CoronaVac vaccine and to purchase 2 million more doses
- 16 January 2021
“A person needs two doses of vaccine. 4 million vaccines to be brought to Azerbaijan are for 2 million people,” said assistant to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Head of the Department of Economic Affairs and Innovative Development Policy of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan Shahmar Movsumov at the press conference of the Task Force under the cabinet of Ministers, APA reports.
Sh. Movsumov noted that 4 million doses of CoronaVac vaccine to be received bilaterally from Sinovac regional office: “A small part of this vaccine has been imported to Azerbaijan and will be delivered in stages as it is produced. Within the framework of the multilateral COVAX platform, 2 million doses of vaccine per 1 million people at a level of 10 percent of the population will be purchased. We have the opportunity to get an additional 10 percent of the vaccine, that is, to get a vaccine for 2 million people, bringing this figure to 20 percent.”