COVID-19 vaccination in Algeria

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On 29 January 2021, Algeria launched a coronavirus 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]

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)

Background

Data Reporting

Algeria has on reported 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]

Progress

Cumulative vaccinations in Algeria[15]

Daily vaccinations chart of Algeria

References

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