Peru receives 146,400 COVID-19 vaccines via COVAX Facility

08:06 | Lima, Sep. 15.

A new batch of 146,400 doses of the vaccine against COVID-19 has landed in Peru to continue the vaccination process throughout the national territory, the Ministry of Health (Minsa) has reported.

Deputy Public Health Minister Gustavo Rosell supervised the arrival of the jabs at Lima's Jorge Chavez International Airport on Tuesday evening.

It must be noted that this cargo was brought into the country through the COVAX Facility mechanism.

In a tweet on Tuesday evening, Minsa stated that Peru will receive a total of 13,003,590 doses during the month of September.

A total of 22,210,853 vaccine doses have been administered in Peru as of September 14 at 6:02 p.m. (local time). Within this framework, 9,053,762 people have received both doses.


Published: 9/14/2021