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Las autoridades panameñas pactaron 450 mil dosis con Pfizer para el primer trimestre de este año

8th batch of 36,270 does of COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Panama on Wednesday

This Wednesday, March 31, the eighth batch of Pfizer's covid-19 vaccine will arrive in Panama with 36,270 doses, informed the Minister of Health, Luis Sucre.

So far, Panama has received 421,060 doses of the preparation from the US pharmaceutical company. With this new delivery the figure would rise to 457,330.

The Panamanian authorities agreed to 450 thousand doses with Pfizer for the first quarter of this year.

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Sucre said that the priority groups that receive the vaccine continue to be people over 60 years of age.

According to a report from the Ministry of Health (Minsa) at the end of March 27, an average of 74.3% of the deceased are people over 60 years of age.

In the country, more than 322 thousand people have already been vaccinated.

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