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Panama receives new batch of AstraZeneca via Covax with 74,400 doses

Panama receives new batch of AstraZeneca via Covax with 74,400 doses

This new shipment of the AstraZeneca anticovid vaccine arrived in Panama through the Covax mechanism of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
This Wednesday, September 15, a new batch of the anticovid vaccine developed by the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca arrived in Panama , with 74,400 doses, reported the Ministry of Health (Minsa).

Minsa indicated that this new shipment of the AstraZeneca formula arrived in the country through the Covax mechanism of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

According to the Expanded Program on Immunization (PAI) Panama has received 1,286,400 doses of the AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine to date, and 742,690 doses have been applied nationwide.

Last weekend, the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca fulfilled its bilateral contract with Panama after delivering 163,200 doses of its vaccine.

The AstraZeneca vaccine is being applied in Panama on a voluntary basis to women and men over 30 years of age.

The Minsa recalled that some regions where the AstraZeneca preparation is being applied are the Rommel Fernández Stadium in Juan Díaz, the provinces of Herrera, Coclé, Bocas del Toro, Chiriquí and San Miguelito, among others.
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