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More Countries Pledge Vaccine Donation, 650,000 Fijians To Be Vaccinated 

These doses can cover 484,000 Fijians. Fiji needs more to vaccinate the entire 650,000 Fijians who need to be vaccinated.
02 May 2021 17:17
More Countries Pledge Vaccine Donation, 650,000 Fijians To Be Vaccinated 

Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services Dr James Fong said:

  • Fiji is expecting 64,800 of the 100,800 doses pledged by COVAX to arrive by June.
  • New Zealand who have pledged half a million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Fiji.
  • We have received 100,000 doses from India
  • Fiji expects to receive the first shipment of 10,000 doses from Australia as early as next week, with other shipments arriving monthly.

These doses can cover 484,000 Fijians. Fiji needs more to vaccinate the entire 650,000 Fijians who need to be vaccinated.

Feedback: fonua.talei@fijisun.com.fj



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