COVID-19 vaccination in Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso started vaccinating against COVID-19 on 2 June 2021.[1]

COVID-19 vaccination in Burkina Faso
Date2 June 2021
CauseCOVID-19 pandemic


Vaccines On Order

Burkina Faso is in the works of securing additional vaccines.[2]



March 2021

So far, the health system in Burkina Fasos health system has been under strain with dealing with the pandemic, leaving them unable to focus on vaccinations in the country.[3]

May 2021

Burkina Faso received 115,200 doses of the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on 30 May, courtesy of COVAX.[4]

June 2021

Vaccinations started on 2 June.[5]

July 2021

In late July and early August, Burkina Faso received 302,400 doses of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine donated by the United States through COVAX.[6]


Cumulative vaccinations


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  2. ^ "Burkina Faso: Collaborating for change". Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Burkina Faso hospitals struggle with new wave of COVID-19". ABC News. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  4. ^ "COVID-19: latest global developments". The ASEAN Post. 1 June 2021. Retrieved 1 June 2021.
  5. ^ Ben Ahmed, Lassaad (2 June 2021). "Burkina Faso : lancement de la vaccination contre la Covid-19". Anadolu Agency (in French). Retrieved 3 June 2021.
  6. ^ "COVAX vaccine roll-out Burkina Faso". Gavi. 2 August 2021. Retrieved 5 August 2021.