China donates new batch of COVID-19 vaccines to Zimbabwe

FILE PHOTO: Workers unload COVID-19 vaccines donated by China at Robert Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Feb. 15, 2021. (Photo by Chen Yaqin/Xinhua)

Zimbabwe on Friday received 3 million new doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine from China. 

FILE PHOTO: Workers unload COVID-19 vaccines donated by China at Robert Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Feb. 15, 2021. (Photo by Chen Yaqin/Xinhua)

Friday’s delivery was the sixth in a series of vaccine donations China has made to the country since February 2021

The donations are part of a pledge made by China at the Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) to provide another 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to Africa.