Jamaica surpasses one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered

Jamaica has surpassed the one million mark in doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered since the inoculation programme got underway in March, with the one millionth dose administered on Sunday.

The vaccination programme continued with blitz operations at several sites across the island on Saturday and Sunday.

Jamaica is currently administering three vaccine brands to the population – AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson, all of  which have been approved the World Health Organization.

The Ministry of Health & Wellness reported that, as at 2:30 p.m., Sunday it had distributed 1,000,455 doses of  the COVID-19 vaccine.

Of that number, 553,341 were first doses, 391,782 second doses and 55,333 the single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.


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