An airplane with two million vaccines against COVID-19 He left China on Tuesday for the Dominican Republic, which will thus be able to continue with its National Vaccination Plan.
The announcement was made by the Vice President of the Republic, Raquel Peña, who explained that the aircraft left after 6:10 in the afternoon.
He said that, according to the flight plan, the drugs are scheduled to arrive in the nation on Wednesday afternoon.
The official said that the new batch marks “one before and one after” for the National Vaccination Plan executed by the Government. He also called on the population to come to be inoculated, if appropriate. These days we are in phase II which is for people over 50 years old.
“If it’s your turn, this is your moment, get vaccinated!” said Peña, who is the coordinator of the Health Cabinet, which executes all policies related to the management of the coronavirus.
The vice president announced Monday that 500,000 doses of the drug would soon arrive. He said it when he went to get vaccinated at the Juan Pablo Duarte Olympic Center.
To date, more than two million Dominicans have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The figure includes the first and second doses. The National Vaccination Plan began on February 16 with the front-line personnel of the Ramón de Lara Hospital, where the first patients with the disease began to be treated.
With this, it would be the fourth shipment of vaccines arriving in the Dominican Republic from China.