Fiji gets further 20,000 vaccines from Australia

Fiji gets further 20,000 vaccines from Australia

By Naveel Krishant
Friday 28/05/2021
Another major boost as Australia has provided another 20,000 AstraZeneca vaccines - [Photo: John Feakes]

Fiji’s efforts to vaccinate 650,000 people with the COVID-19 vaccines received another major boost as Australia has provided another 20,000 AstraZeneca vaccines.

Australia has pledged to provide Fiji with 1 million vaccines.

Australian High Commissioner to Fiji, John Feakes says more vaccines will arrive in the weekend.

Feakes had earlier said he is confident that by the end of this week they will have delivered close to 120,000 vaccines to Fiji.

As of 26th May 2021, 111,801 people in Fiji have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

This is 17% of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services’ target population of 650,000 individuals.

Please note a daily list of vaccination sites will be released each evening.

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