Paraguay will receive 400 thousand doses of vaccines against Kovid-19 donated by Qatar and 200 thousand others donated by India, to end the vaccination of medical teams and to start vaccinating the elderly, Health Minister said on Monday ( 22) announced. Cheers, Julio. Borba.
To date, about 50 health workers have died of Kovid in the country, while about 20 are hospitalized, the doctors’ union said.
Shortages of vaccines, increased sanitary supplies and increased numbers of infectives have mobilized citizens over the past 15 days, who have taken to the streets to protest against the government’s “corruption and incompetence” in managing the epidemic, well past the president’s Ask for departure.
The head of state has already replaced four ministers, among them Julio Majoleni, the then responsible for the health portfolio, to ease popular pressure. “We are also looking for vaccines among the stones,” said Borba, who replaced Majolaneni. Social grievances against the government, however, do not stop despite the recommendation that people will stay at home from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm until 4 April.
Later this week, 36,000 AstraZeneca vaccines acquired through the Covax system arrived in Asichon, a mechanism by which the country plans to achieve 4.3 million doses, in addition to the million doses of Sputnik V purchased from the Russian Investment Fund, whose No exact date of arrival.
The Kovacs order that has already arrived has been added to a batch of 20,000 doses of Chinese synovac donated by Chile and 4,000 doses purchased from Russia.
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