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The 16th batch of 109,980 doses of Pfizer vaccines arrives in Panama

The 16th batch of 109,980 doses of Pfizer vaccines arrives in Panama

With this new batch of doses from Pfizer, Panama would receive its second largest shipment of COVID-19 vaccines.
For this Tuesday, May 25, the sixteenth batch of COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer arrived in Panama at around 11:30 a.m., consisting of some 109,980 doses, which arrived at the Tocumen International Airport.

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) received this new batch through bilateral negotiation as part of the ongoing vaccination strategy contemplated in Operation PanavaC-19.

With these new doses, it is expected to continue the vaccination for the province of Chiriquí and in the district of La Chorrera, Panama Oeste, as confirmed by the director of Pharmacy and Drugs of the Minsa, Elvia Lau, who received the batch.

So far, according to the latest report, some 953,508 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been placed.

Breakdown of 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
May 25: 109,980

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