President of Panama , Laurentino Cortizo reported that for the first week of August 2021, the country will reach a new shipment with 163,000 vaccines from AstraZeneca against COVID-19.
This shipment will reinforce the national vaccination strategy of Operation PanavaC-19, in the different positions established throughout the country to apply the doses of this pharmaceutical company.
When asked about the arrival of new shipments, Cortizo said "in the week of August 1, 163 thousand doses of AstraZeneca will be received."
Currently in Panama, AstraZeneca doses are being placed on men and women over 30 years of age, who sign up as volunteers.
To register you must access https://astrazeneca.fluyapp.com, and complete your information. Once the appointment dates are available, you can verify the day, time and place of vaccination through https://vacunas.panamasolidario.gob.pa/verificate/.
The health authorities enabled other rapid vaccination centers to apply AstraZeneca to the volunteers, in the provinces of Panama, Chiriquí, Los Santos and Herrera, Veraguas, Coclé and Colón.
Panama received its fourth batch with 204 thousand AstraZeneca vaccines on June 12.
Cortizo's statements were made during a tour in the province of Coclé accompanied by the Minister of Health, Luis Francisco Sucre, and the Minister Counselor for Health affairs, Eyra Ruíz.