Covid-19 vaccination resumes in Abyei Administrative Area

Health care workers prepare to vaccinate people at Juoljok Primary Health Care Center in Agok on 10-09-2021 | Photo credit: Deng Korchiek Ayom | AIRS 2021

The vaccination against COVID-19 that had stopped resumed on Thursday in Abyei Administrative Area. The area received additional doses of covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine on Wednesday.

Director-General of Health in Abyei, Kon Thon said that they were expecting 60 vials of AstraZeneca vaccine but they only received fifty vials of the vaccine. Each vial contains about eight doses.

The vaccination stopped after more than 118 vials of AstraZeneca vaccine sent to Abyei were exhausted.

Abyei Administrative Area has more than 160 cases of the coronavirus with 11 deaths.