Jamaica receives more doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX

Jamaica has received another 55,200 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) facilit,y. Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton, who was at the  Norman Manley International Airport to receive the vaccines, said: “ “Because of where we now are in the vaccine programme, we now have to begin the second phase, which is to inoculate or vaccinate the 40,000 persons that would be due their second shot in the month of May”. “We have to firstly say to those persons, we now have your second shot, so prepare yourselves to come out in May, because we have it and we reserved it for you. There is a place at the table for you,” he added. 

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