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Panama receives half a million Pfizer vaccines donated by the United States

Panama receives half a million Pfizer vaccines donated by the United States

With this donation, the Ministry of Health of Panama will reinforce the immunization process, implementing the vaccination sweeps.

Panama received this Wednesday 503,100 doses of the vaccine against COVID-19 from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer, donated by the United States.

It is the twenty-fifth and largest batch of this pharmaceutical house that Panama receives in a single delivery.

With this new shipment, the Ministry of Health (Minsa) will reinforce the immunization process, implementing the vaccination sweep modality in different circuits of the country.

To this number of vaccines , there are more than 400 thousand doses that will arrive next week, according to Panamanian Foreign Minister Erika Mouynes.

Panama began its vaccination plan against COVID-19 on January 20, 2021, and so far it has applied 1.8 million doses of vaccines, of which more than 1.3 million are from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer and more than 484 thousand from AstraZeneca.

According to the authorities, Panama has already secured the necessary doses for the entire population in 2021 and that they are already in negotiations to ensure the doses for 2022.

Throughout the pandemic, the United States Government has donated to Panama about 18 million dollars in assistance to combat COVID-19.

Deliveries made by Pfizer to Panama:

January 20: 12,840 doses
February 17: 67,860 doses
February 24: 77,220 doses
March 3: 87,550 doses
March 10: 42,210 doses
March 16: 63,180 doses
March 24: 70,200 doses
March 30: 36,270 doses
April 5: 77,220 doses
April 14: 77,220 doses
April 20: 77,220 doses
April 27: 78,390 doses
May 4: 70,200 doses
May 11: 70,200 doses
May 19: 108,810 doses
May 25: 109,980 doses
June 1: 40,950 doses
June 8: 40,950 doses
June 15: 42,120 doses
June 22: 43,290 doses
June 30: 43,290 doses
July 7: 62,010 doses
July 13: 121,680
Jul 20: 363,870
July 21: 503,100


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