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Covid-19 Vaccines: Kebbi Government Takes Delivery of 57,810 Doses


Covid-19 vaccines: Kebbi govt takes delivery of 57,810 doses

The Kebbi State Government says it has taken delivery of 57,810 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the Federal Government.

The state Commissioner for Health, Alhaji Muhammad Ja’afar Clean, said this while briefing newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday.

He said,” We have received the first batch of AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccines early morning of today.

“A total number of 57,810 doses and devices have been allocated and delivered to Kebbi state.”

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Ja’afar also gave an assurance that the vaccines were safe, saying that the frontline health care workers would be the first to receive the vaccines.

“Aside from the frontline, then followed by other health workers , strategic political leaders of the three tiers of governments, including the traditional and religious leaders, and other frontline workers as media, security agencies and bank officials as well as citizens of the state.

“The vaccines have been stored at the state cold medical stores where it will be transported to local government areas’ cold stores from there to facility solar fridges where the vaccination will continue across the 21 LGAs of the state,” he said.

The commissioner assured that the vaccination would commence as soon as the modality for the vaccine inoculation was completed.

Covid-19 Vaccines: Kebbi Government Takes Delivery of 57,810 Doses

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