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New batch of AstraZeneca arrived in the country to continue vaccination – The Daily News Box

ByKathleen Dupont

Sep 14, 2021

Quito, September 14, 2021

Once the goal of the 9/100 Vaccination Plan has been met, the The Daily News Box (MSP) continues with its commitment to vaccinate the lagging population and those aged 12 to 15 years against COVID-19.

This Monday, at night, a new shipment of 163,200 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine arrived at Quito’s Mariscal Sucre airport, by direct purchase method.

Counting this new batch, at the moment there are more than 2.8 million vaccines from this pharmaceutical house that have arrived in Ecuador, including the donations received and through the Covax Facility initiative.

With respect to the rest of the pharmaceutical companies, the MSP has received about 22.6 million doses that have contributed to the timely development of the vaccination plan nationwide.

Deliveries are made progressively according to the schedule established in accordance with the negotiations between this State portfolio and the commercial houses, with the aim of completing the population vaccination scheme and immunizing at least 85% of the population.

It is important that citizens maintain biosecurity measures, including frequent hand washing, physical distancing and mandatory use of a mask to avoid possible infections. In addition, try not to attend crowded places and comply with the provisions issued by the governing bodies.

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