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01/11/2021 - 22:39

Long An: 117,000 doses of Comirnaty vaccine (Pfizer) allocated

According to the decision No. 1387/QD-VSDTTU dated October 28, 2021 of the Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology - Ministry of Health on allocating Covid-19 vaccines for phase 73 and phase 74, Long An was allocated 117,000 dose of Cominarty vaccine (Pfizer) and 19,500 vials of diluent. With this number of vaccines, Long An will be injected the second shot to people 18 years of age and older.

Long An is allocated 117,000 doses of Comirnaty vaccine (Pfizer) (Illustrative photo)

Long An is allocated 117,000 doses of Comirnaty vaccine (Pfizer) (Illustrative photo)

According to this decision, the Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology - Ministry of Health allocates phase 73 with 2,633,670 doses of Cominarty vaccine (Pfizer) sponsored by COVAX Facility and phase 74 with 1,887,210 doses of Cominarty vaccine purchased from the state budget and 753,450 tubes of solvent for the Centers for Disease Control of provinces/cities.

At the decision, the Ministry of Health also requested the receiving units and organizations to immediately inject the allocated number of Covid-19 vaccines, ensuring the effective use of vaccines, for the right purposes, for the right people, for complete completed as soon as possible and report the implementation results to the Department of Preventive Medicine, the Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology and the Institutes of Hygiene and Epidemiology/Pasteur according to the management zone.

The Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology also noted that localities use this vaccine to inject shot 1 and 2 for people 18 years of age and older. Vaccination for children will be issued separately in the next batch.

As of October 29, Long An vaccinated people 18 years and older with the Covid-19 vaccine and received over 2.7 million doses. In which, shot 1 reached over 100 percent and shot 2 reached over 86 percent of the population aged 18 and older.

It is known that the Long An People's Committee also sent a document to Deputy PM - Vu Duc Dam for concerning, directing the Ministry of Health to continue to add 127,410 doses of Pfizer vaccine for shot 2 for people 18 years and older on October 27. At the same time, the province also proposed to allocate vaccines to organize vaccination for 392,000 people from 3 to 17 years old./.

By Pham Ngan – Translated by Duc Tam

Source: https://baolongan.vn/long-an-duoc-phan-bo-117-000-lieu-vac-xin-comirnaty-pfizer--a124657.html

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