45,740 vaccinated so far

Written by on May 3, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Jonas Chanda says a cumulative total of 45,740 people have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic since the launch of the Vaccination program on 14th April 2021.

Dr. Chanda says the count includes the 2,593 people vaccinated with both the AstraZeneca and Sinopharm vaccines in the last 24 hours. He further stated that the Sinopharm vaccine is being administered to Chinese Nationals resident in Zambia by the Chinese government. The Minister also has emphasized the need to be conscious of a possible upsurge in the number of COVID-19 cases as the cold season approaches.

Dr. Chanda also announced that Zambia has recorded 29 new Covid-19 cases with 339 active cases, 32 on Oxygen therapy and 9 in critical condition in the last 24 hours.

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