Another lot of over 42,000 Pfizer vaccine doses shipped to Moldova

The National Public Health Agency received a consignment of 42,120 doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. This is a new shipment of the 700,830 doses bought by the Ministry of Health trough the External Assistance Programs Management Office. The doses will be distributed proportionally to all the vaccination units in the country, IPN reports.

According to the Ministry of Health, the purchase was made to implement the Health component of the Emergency COVID-19 Response and Support for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Project, in accordance with a loan agreement between the Republic of Moldova and the Council of Europe Development Bank that was signed on July 29, 2020 and was ratified by Law No. 168/2020.

In total, Moldova received 510,570 Pfizer vaccine doses. As many as 125,190 doses were shipped through the agency of the COVAX Facility, 101,620 doses were donated by Romania, while 285,980 doses were procured. A number of 876,595 persons in Moldova completed the vaccine series so far.

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