Corona vaccines demanded in all over the world. Those countries have in sufficient is now supplying to support other countries. In this queue, the African country of Rwanda received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday . Rwanda received 240,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, with another 102,960 doses of the Pfizer vaccine expected to arrive later today.
Talking about vaccines doses to provide citizens, it is reported that the vaccine doses will be administered to the most vulnerable citizens in the country on Friday. With two doses of the vaccine to be administered as many as 171,480 people have been identified as priority risk groups, including frontline workers, people above 65 years and people with underlying health conditions.
While informing about this news, Health Minister Daniel Ngamije said that the target is to vaccinate at least 30 per cent of the population by the end of this year, and further 60 per cent 2022 end. Rwanda is receiving vaccines for free through the COVAX initiative, which is led by the WHO, but the scheme has been hampered due to the severely limited global supply of doses and logistical problems.