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Peru's President: Gov't reaches agreement to rely on 550,000 Pfizer vaccines thru April

Photo: ANDINA/ Presidency of the Republic

Photo: ANDINA/ Presidency of the Republic

14:29 | Lima, Feb. 4.

The President of the Republic Francisco Sagasti on Thursday announced that his administration reached an agreement with the Pfizer pharmaceutical company to receive 250,000 and 300,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in March and April, respectively.

In a televised address to the nation, the Head of State specified that this amount is part of a total of 20 million doses to be delivered in the following months.

"We will rely on, at least, a minimum of 5,050,000 doses from Pfizer until the month of June," he expressed.


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"Although we are confident that the delivery of part of this batch will be advanced," he stated.

The Head of State also urged Peruvians to be confident that his administration is making every effort to fulfill the commitment to protect the health of all citizens.


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Published: 2/4/2021
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