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The largest batch of Pfizer's vaccine, consisting of 363,870 doses, arrives in Panama

The largest batch of Pfizer's vaccine, consisting of 363,870 doses, arrives in Panama

These new doses will allow health authorities to carry out vaccination sweeps in different provinces of the country.
Panama received this Tuesday the first largest batch of the COVID-19 vaccine from the pharmaceutical house Pfizer consisting of 363,870 doses through the bilateral agreement.

This is the twenty-fourth batch of this pharmaceutical house that Panama receives.

According to the Ministry of Health (Minsa), this new batch will reinforce the vaccination day that will begin this Wednesday, July 21 through the sweeping modality in the circuits on 8-7 and 8-8 of the Metropolitan Region of Health and in the interior of the country on circuits 2-1, 4-1, 6-2,6-3, 9-2 and 9-4.

Also from this Wednesday, July 21 to 25, the vaccination will begin by sweeping the first doses in ten townships of circuit 2-1 in Penonomé, distributed in 31 vaccination centers. In addition, those over 12 years of age with chronic diseases or some degree of certified disability will be vaccinated in Don Bosco, Parque Lefevre, Rio Abajo and 8-7, in the townships of San Felipe, Ancón, Bella Vista, Bethania, Calidonia, Curundú , El Chorrillo and Pueblo Nuevo.

The batch was received by the Vice Minister of Health, Ivette Berrío, who added that simultaneously, from July 21 to 25, it will begin with the application of the first dose with Pfizer in circuits 6-2, from Herrera, which includes Los Pozos, Parita , I weighed; circuit 6-3 corresponding to the Mines, Ocú, Santa Maria; circuit 9-2 that includes La Mesa, Las Palmas, Soná, and 9-4 that includes Atalaya, Manato and Rio de Jesús in Veraguas.

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

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