Second batch of U.S. donated COVID-19 vaccines welcomed in Peru

Photo: Twitter/Ministry of Health of Peru

Photo: Twitter/Ministry of Health of Peru

00:30 | Lima, Jul. 8.

The second batch of vaccines donated by the United States arrived in Peru, thus completing the 2,000,000 doses offered by the North American nation.

"(...) Peru received a second batch of vaccines against COVID-19 donated by the United States Government. In total, these are 2,000,000 doses, which will enable the vaccination process to continue nationwide," officials from the Health Ministry reported on Twitter.

The reception ceremony took place at Lima's Jorge Chavez International Airport on Wednesday evening.

"On behalf of the Executive Branch and the people of Peru, I thank President Joe Biden for the government-to-government donation of the first batch of 1,002,000 Pfizer vaccine doses, as a demonstration of his administration's commitment to the region to join efforts in the fight against the pandemic," the Head of State remarked on that occasion.


Published: 7/8/2021
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