Rwanda receives more than 100,000 Pfizer COVID-19 doses

Rwanda receives 100,600 Pfizer COVID-19 doses Source: Ministry of Health, Rwanda

Rwanda now has an additional batch of 100,600 doses of COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines thanks to COVAX.

Rwanda on Saturday began its second phase of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination.

A total of 167,686 people have thus far received their second dose of the vaccine.

In a statement, Rwanda’s ministry of health said “following a successful rollout of a COVID-19 vaccination campaign that saw 350,400 people inoculated.

Rwanda will start a new nationwide vaccination drive to fully immunize those who had previously received first doses of AstraZeneca vaccine.”

The country has thus far recorded 27,008 positive coronavirus cases and354 deaths.