The Republic of Azerbaijan joined the COVAX, which was established in order to produce effective vaccines against COVID-19, with a purchase agreement. Obtain of vaccines in multilateral format for vaccination of 10% of Azerbaijani people has been agreed in relevance with the agreement, it has been noted in the report of the Cabinet of Ministers on activity in 2020, APA reports.
According to information, an initial payment in the amount of USD 3235,8 thousand has been made to this end. Furthermore, payment in the amount of USD 18100,5 thousand is planned to be made.
According to information of the COVAX, the distribution of vaccines among countries has been started from February of 2021.