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Vietnam receives an additional 1.4 million AstraZeneca vaccines

by NDO27 August 2021 Last updated at 11:45 AM

To date, AstraZeneca has delivered 8.2 million doses of vaccine to Vietnam.
To date, AstraZeneca has delivered 8.2 million doses of vaccine to Vietnam.

VTV.vn - Two shipments of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccines containing 1,442,300 doses in total arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26.

The latest delivery was the largest batch as part of the contract to buy 30 million doses between AstraZeneca and VNVC, with the support of the Ministry of Health.

To date, the British-Swedish pharmaceutical company has delivered 8.2 million doses.

Vietnam has received nearly 17 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses through the above-mentioned contract, the COVAX facility and donations from foreign countries.

The AstraZeneca vaccine accounts for about 64% of the COVID-19 vaccine supply in Vietnam.

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