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Vietnam receives additional 6.27 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from foreign donors
  • | dtinews.vn | January 25, 2022 04:39 PM
Vietnam received an additional 6.27 million COVID-19 vaccine doses donated by Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal and the United Kingdom through the COVAX Facility at the turn of the year 2021/2022.

Germany has donated vaccines and medical equipment to Viet Nam on several occasions in 2021. Photo by the German Embassy in Hanoi


According to a report by UNICEF Vietnam, the country received 4,000,230 doses Covid-19 vaccine donated by the Government of Germany, 99,450 doses from the Government of Luxembourg, 159,120 doses from the Government of Portugal and 2,012,960 doses from the UK, all through the COVAX Facility.

The German Ambassador to Viet Nam, Dr. Guido Hildner, said “Germany has donated vaccines and medical equipment to Viet Nam on several occasions in 2021. With this new shipment of over 4 million doses of BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine via COVAX, Germany continues its ongoing support to Viet Nam to fight and overcome the COVID-19 pandemic."

The recent delivery is the largest German donation of vaccine doses to Viet Nam to date, bringing the total number of vaccines supplied by Germany to Viet Nam to over 10 million doses.

Representing the Embassy of Portugal to Viet Nam, the Honorary Consul in Ha Noi, Mr. Tran Kim Chung said: “In 2021, Portugal donated nearly 160,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Viet Nam through COVAX Facility. Portugal will continue to support Viet Nam in health sector to respond to the challenges caused by the pandemic and to ensure the equitable access of COVID-19 vaccines for Vietnamese people.”

With the delivery of vaccines donated by the Government of Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal and the United Kingdom, Viet Nam has received 51,024,180 doses of COVID-19 vaccines via the COVAX Facility.

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