Georgia receives 43,200 doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine

Baku, March 13, AZERTAC

The 43,200 doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine has arrived in Georgia this morning, according to Agenda.Ge.

UNICEF, which has supported the Government of Georgia in procuring the Covid-19 vaccines, announced that the plane has already landed at Tbilisi International Airport.

Vaccination of priority groups, which includes medical workers, is scheduled to start on March 15 after vaccines will be distributed to all regions over the weekend, UNICEF reports.

The 43,200 doses of vaccine will be ‘fully utilised for the first dose’.

UNICEF has also been asked to support the government in procuring the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, with delivery expected later in March.

As of now Georgia has confirmed a total of 274,377 cases of coronavirus, including 267,764 recoveries and 3,634 deaths.

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