Bor, Malakal, and Yambio receives of Covid-19 vaccine,20 other locations to receive the vaccine
A tweet seen by NCMP, the World Food Program (WFP) is supporting WHO, UNICEF, and South Sudan ministry of health to rollout out the Covid-19 vaccine campaign in South Sudan.
According to the tweet, 23 locations are scheduled to receive the direly needed vaccines.
The Kuajok shipment was received by the State Government and Cabinets. Their vaccination campaign is slated for late next week.
A consignment of 2,600 doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine arrived in the town of Yambio, Western Equatoria State, earlier this morning.
The COVID-19 vaccination will begin in the state next week, Saturday, June 12 in Warrap State of South Sudan, according to a government official.
Speaking to reporters at the Yambio Airport, state health minister James Adu Votoki, said that now that they have received it, they will launch a vaccination campaign on Tuesday next week.
On Thursday, the ministry of health in Western Bahr el Ghazal State received a consignment of 2,690 doses of the Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine from the capital Juba.