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duminică, 11 aprilie 2021 - 12:53

Romania to receive half a million Pfizer BioNTech vaccine doses

A new batch of 511,290 COVID-19 vaccine doses manufactured by Pfizer BioNTech is set to arrive in the country today, according to Romania-Insider. 

The vaccine doses will be delivered by air to Bucharest, Cluj, and Timișoara.

The doses will be distributed to storage centers in Bucharest (171,990 doses), Brașov (66,690 doses), Cluj (76,050 doses), Constanța (58,500), Craiova (33,930 doses), Iași (45,630 doses), and Timișoara (58,500 doses).

The Vaccination Committee CNCAV said Romania received 2,863,439 Pfizer BioNTech vaccine doses and has used 2,641,069.

The coordinator of the vaccination campaign Valeriu Gheorghiță said starting this summer, children aged 12 to 15 could also receive the vaccine against COVID-19, as Pfizer BioNTech announced that its vaccine is 100% effective for children between 12 and 15 years old.