Poland to gift more than 501,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam

Thứ Tư, 18/8/2021| 14:58

The Polish Government has decided to gift more than 501,000 doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, transfer an additional 3 million doses and donate medical supplies worth US$4 million to Vietnam.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh thanked the Polish Government for its donation when he received Polish Ambassador Wojciech Gerwel in Hanoi on Tuesday.

Vietnam is the first non-Europe partner country to receive Poland’s vaccine and medical supply donations, according to the diplomat.

Poland to gift more than 501,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam

Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) receives Polish Ambassador Wojciech Gerwel at the Government Palace on Tuesday in Hanoi. Photo by VNA

So far, Vietnam has received more than 19 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines from various sources.

It has vaccinated around 15.3 million people with at least one shot, with 1.4 million fully vaccinated.

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