Vaccine For Frontline Workers To Arrive In SVG Today

Some 2500 doses of Astrazenca vaccine will arrive from Dominica at 4.10 pm on Friday 11th February. Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves announced at a press conference this morning.

Gonsalves says the vaccine would be more than enough for frontline workers.

The Prime Minister says the OECS Ministers of Health will hold a Friday afternoon meeting to coordinate all arrangements for India’s vaccines.

The government of India will provide to SVG about 40,000 doses of Covishield vaccine. Caribbean countries Barbados and Dominica have already received consignments of Covishield vaccine.

For immunity among the population of SVG, some 70,000 persons would have to be vaccinated.

 

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