Cambodia this morning received 300,000 more doses of COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX Facility.

H.E. Dr. Yuok Sambath, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Health, welcomes the vaccines’ arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport.

With the newly arrived vaccines, Cambodia has now more than 40.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from purchases and donations: 7,800,000 doses of Sinopharm, 29,424,800 doses of Sinovac, 2,353,400 doses of AstraZeneca, 1,064,600 doses of Johnson & Johnson, and 188,160 doses of Moderna.

Of the vaccines, more than 3 million were from COVAX Facility.

As of Dec. 12, some 88.76 percent of the total Cambodian population of 16 million have been inoculated against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Besides domestic vaccination, Cambodia has donated COVID-19 vaccines to some countries in the region, including Lao PDR and Vietnam.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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