Dominica’s fight against COVID-19 has been strengthened with the donation of 20000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine from China.
This is in addition to 70 000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine received from India last month.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit told a handover ceremony on Thursday, this will complement efforts to inoculate a significant percentage of the population.
Mr. Skerrit thanked the Chinese Government for the timely donation.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit.
Meantime Charge d’affaires of China to Dominica, H.E Luo Songtao expressed hope that the vaccines would greatly assist Dominica’s inoculation efforts.
H.E Luo Songtao, Charge d’affaires of the People’s Republic of China