Over 350 people receive doses of AstraZeneca COVID-1 9 vaccines in Abyei Area


Unidentified man displays Coronavirus vaccination card at Juoljok Primary Health Care Center after getting vaccinated on 10-09-2021 | Photo credit: Deng Korchiek Ayom | AIRS

The Acting Director General of Health in Abyei Administrative Area, Kon Thon said the number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 using AstraZeneca vaccines is three hundred and fifty-four people within the first four days since the vaccination exercise started on Friday last week.

The Director of the Expanded Program on Immunization Yusuf Lal  Ayom also added that the vaccination is going on well since the changing of the venue to Abyei hospital.

According to Ayom, the change of the location has increased access to the vaccines. He added that they received many people who wanted to be vaccinated on Tuesday.

Abyei has more than 160 confirmed cases of COVID-19 including 11 deaths.