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Peru to rely on 19.136 million COVID-19 vaccines thru end-July 2021

00:33 | Lima, Jul. 1.

Peru will have received 19,136,100 doses of COVID-19 vaccines until the end of July, an amount that includes the new batches to arrive in the South American country over the coming weeks, Health Minister Oscar Ugarte has announced.


On Thursday, a new batch purchased from Pfizer will be received, consisting of 497,280 vaccines against COVID-19.

Administered vaccines


Likewise, the figure will increase rapidly because "starting today we are expanding it (the vaccination program) to all people aged 50 and over, and we will begin fractionally with those aged 40 next weekend."

Of the 7,347,713 administered doses, 4,342,000 corresponded to the first dose.




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Published: 7/1/2021
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