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COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Taiwan

03.03.2021 59 просмотров

Taiwan received the first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine.


The first batch of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday. This was reported by the central news agency of the island, citing sources at Taoyuan International Airport.

The delivery is carried out through the COVAX program. The batch size is not specified. It is expected that the details will be announced later at a press conference by the head of the health department Chen Shizhong. Previously, there was information that we are talking about 200 thousand doses.

In the coming days, Taiwan will begin a vaccination program for the population. Priority will be given to medical workers, employees of customs and immigration services, law enforcement agencies, social security.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Taiwan, which is one of the provinces of China, but is governed by its own administration, has been one of the lowest in the world incidence rates of COVID-19 (the disease caused by the coronavirus).

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