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1.77mn more Sinopharm vaccine doses arriving

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 12 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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Bangladesh will receive 1.77 million more doses of Sinopharm vaccines under the international vaccines facility.

“1.77 million more doses of Sinopharm vaccines under COVAX plan had departed Beijing by Emirates flight at 7:20am ( Beijing time) on Wednesday,” said Deputy Ambassador of the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka Hualong Yan.

The vaccine will be arriving in Dhaka via Doha.

This is the second batch delivered by Sinopharm under the COVAX facility sent to Bangladesh.

Earlier on August 10, Bangladesh received more than 1.7 million doses of Sinopharm vaccines under the international vaccine facilities COVAX.

The vaccines are coming to Bangladesh from Beijing in China.