COVID-19 vaccination in Algeria

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COVID-19 vaccination in Algeria
Date29 January 2021
Locationvaccination clinics
CauseCOVID-19 pandemic
Participants2,500,000 doses administered Sputnik V and Oxford-AstraZeneca
(6 June 2021)
2,500,000 Total vaccinated people
(to which the first and second dose of vaccine were administered)
Footagehttps://corona-dz.live/

On 29 January 2021, Algeria launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign, a day after receiving its first shipment of 50,000 doses of the Russia's Sputnik V vaccine. As of 6 June 2021, around 2.5 million doses have been administered.[1][2] Algeria is currently vaccinating its population with both Sputnik V and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines.[3][4]

Background

Data Reporting

Algeria has reported on administering over 2.5 million doses of the vaccine. Data is only reported every few weeks or months apart without secondary dose information.[5][6]

History

Timeline

January 2021

On 28 January 2021, Algeria received 50,000 doses of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine which landed at Algiers International Airport.[7]

On 29 January 2021, Algeria launched a coronavirus vaccination campaign, a day after receiving its first shipment of 50,000 doses of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine.[8]

February 2021

On 1 February, 50,000 doses of the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrived.[9]

On 25 February 2021, Algeria received 200,000 more vaccines from China.[10]

April 2021

364,800 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine were delivered on 3 April through the COVAX pillar.[11][12]

On 7 April, minister Lotfi Benbahmad announced that an agreement had been reached to produce Sputnik V at Saidal's manufacturing plant in Constantine.[13][14]

On 26 April, the U.S. provided more than 600,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.[15]

August 2021

By the end of the month, 4.1 million vaccine doses had been administered.[16]

September 2021

By the end of the month, 10.2 million vaccine doses had been administered.[16]

October 2021

By the end of the month, 11.2 million vaccine doses had been administered while 27% of the target population had been fully vaccinated.[16]

November 2021

By the end of the month, 12.1 million vaccine doses had been administered while 30% of the target population had been fully vaccinated.[16]

December 2021

By the end of the month, 12.5 million vaccine doses had been administered while 31% of the target population had been fully vaccinated.[16]

January 2022

By the end of the month, 13 million vaccine doses had been administered while 32% of the target population had been fully vaccinated.[16]

April 2022

By the end of the month, 15 million vaccine doses had been administered while 6.5 million persons had been fully vaccinated.[16]

Progress

Cumulative vaccinations in Algeria[17]

Daily vaccinations chart of Algeria

References

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  4. ^ "Algeria: the latest coronavirus counts, charts and maps". graphics.reuters.com. Retrieved 16 June 2021.
  5. ^ "Algeria sets up mobile centres to speed up its COVID-19 vaccination drive". SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader. 10 June 2021. Retrieved 16 June 2021.
  6. ^ "Algeria Allocates Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics". Asharq AL-awsat. Retrieved 16 June 2021.
  7. ^ AfricaNews (30 January 2021). "Algeria's COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign Kicks Off with Sputnik V". Africanews. Retrieved 7 March 2021.
  8. ^ "Algeria launches its Covid-19 vaccination campaign". France 24. 30 January 2021. Retrieved 7 March 2021.
  9. ^ "Coronavirus : first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine arrives in Algiers". Algeria Press Service. 1 February 2021. Retrieved 11 May 2021.
  10. ^ "StackPath". dailynewsegypt.com. Retrieved 7 March 2021.
  11. ^ "Algeria receives 364,800 COVID-19 vaccine doses through the COVAX Facility". Unicef. 5 April 2021. Retrieved 11 May 2021.
  12. ^ "COVAX roll-out - Algeria". www.gavi.org. Retrieved 16 June 2021.
  13. ^ Sossoukpè, Carine (8 April 2021). "Coronavirus: Algeria to start production of Sputnik V vaccine from September". Ecofin Agency. Retrieved 11 May 2021.
  14. ^ "Algeria launches its Covid-19 vaccination campaign". France 24. 30 January 2021. Retrieved 16 June 2021.
  15. ^ "United States Donates 604,800 Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to Algeria". U.S. Embassy in Algeria. 27 August 2021. Retrieved 10 May 2022.
  16. ^ a b c d e f g Africa COVID-19 dashboard (World Health Organization).
  17. ^ "owid/covid-19-data". GitHub. Retrieved 7 March 2021.


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