New batch with 500 thousand doses of Sinovac will arrive in Ecuador, according to vice president

A new shipment with 500 thousand doses of the Chinese CoronaVac vaccine, from the Sinovac laboratory, will arrive in Ecuador on the afternoon of this Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

This was confirmed by the Vice President of the Republic, Alfredo Borrero, through his Twitter account.

This delivery is in addition to the shipment received yesterday afternoon, with 108,810 doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine that arrived at the Mariscal Sucre airport in Quito.

The State portfolio reported that these doses will be used in phase 2 of the 9/100 Vaccination Plan called: «We take care», in which it is planned to inoculate the population aged 50 to 64, according to the weekly schedule and according to the corresponding age; as well as people from 16 to 49 years old, in serious conditions, with chronic diseases or disability greater than 50%; and workers in strategic sectors.

According to Health, until June 13, nationwide, 3,081,172 doses have been applied, of which 2,043,159 are first doses and 1,038,013 second doses.

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