Poland receives 870,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

A fresh supply of around 870,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Poland on Monday, according to officials.

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Photo:PAP/Łukasz Gągulski.

Further Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines are expected to reach Poland in April, as well as the first delivery of Johnson & Johnson vaccines. In total, Poland is set to receive at least 5.6 million such doses this month, but the figure could be around 7 million, state news agency PAP reported.

Vaccinations in Poland began on December 27. For now, Poles are being given Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Moderna shots.

So far, 4,585,575 people have received a first dose, and 2,073,334 people a second dose. A total of 6,658,909 shots have been administered in total, according to officials.

Poland on Monday reported 9,902 new coronavirus infections and 64 more deaths, bringing its total number of cases during the pandemic to 2,448,463 and fatalities to 55,005.

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Source: PAP

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