Johnson and Johnson covid jabs to be in tomorrow

Written by on July 20, 2021

Zambia is tomorrow expected to receive the first consignment of 151, 000 doses of the Johnsons and Johnson’s covid19 vaccine under the COVAX facility.

Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Kennedy Malama says the Johnson and Johnson vaccines to be received tomorrow are part of the donation by the United States of America under the COVAX facility

Speaking during the routine covid19 update, Dr Malama explained that the vaccination of the Johnson and Johnson will be prioritized to areas where there is high uptake of the vaccines according to the assessment of the Ministry of Health.

He has however assured that more vaccines are expected in the country.

Meanwhile Dr Malama  has disclosed that in the last 24 hours  about seven thousand  nine hundred  forty three people were vaccinated  under dose one whilst three thousand  three hundred and nine people vaccinated under dose two of the AstraZeneca .

And Dr. Malama says the country has recorded the lowest number of the death in the last 24 hours with 25 deaths recorded.

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