More vaccines donated by three EU countries arrive in Viet Nam
17:26 | 14/10/2021

VGP – More than 560,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses donated by three EU member countries and 12.5 tons of medical supplies gifted by overseas Vietnamese landed in Viet Nam on Thursday. 

An aircraft of the national flag carrier Viet Nam Airlines brings the vaccine and medical supplies to Viet Nam

The vaccine donations include 100,000 doses from the Government of Slovakia, 60,000 doses from the Government Croatia and 400,000 doses from the Government Hungary. 

Meanwhile, 12.5 tons of medical supplies, worth US$380,000, consisting of two million syringes, more than 19,000 COVID-19 antigen rapid test kits, 300,000 KN95 masks and 25,000 medical masks, are gifts from overseas Vietnamese in Hungary.  

So far, Viet Nam has received around 88 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. As of late October 13, the nation administered 56,330,750 COVID-19 doses, with 16,493,600 people having been fully vaccinated./. 

By Thuy Dung 

 

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