COVID-19 vaccination in Cape Verde

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Cape Verde has begun vaccinations against COVID-19.[1]

COVID-19 vaccination in Cape Verde
Date19 March 2021 - present
LocationCape Verde
CauseCOVID-19 pandemic

Background

Vaccines on order

Cape Verde is in negotiations with vaccine manufacturers.[2] It intends to receive 267,293 vaccine doses through the COVAX pillar.[3]

Vaccine Approval Deployment
Oxford–AstraZeneca Green check.svg Yes Green check.svg 19 March 2021
Pfizer–BioNTech Green check.svg Yes Green check.svg 19 March 2021

History

Timeline

March 2021

Cape Verde is in negotiations with vaccine manufacturers.[2] Courtesy of COVAX it received 24,000 doses of the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on 12 March and 5,850 doses of the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on 14 March.[3] Vaccinations commenced on 19 March.[4]

April 2021

By 19 April, 8,330 persons had been inoculated, most of whom with the Oxford–AstraZeneca vaccine.[4]

May 2021

21,318 vaccine doses had been administered by 12 May.[citation needed]

Progress

Cumulative vaccinations

References

  1. ^ "Cabo Verde Country Overview | World Health Organization". www.who.int. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Cabo Verde: Vaccination to cover 95% of population at risk at start-up". Macau Business. 22 January 2021. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  3. ^ a b "COVID-19 vaccines sent by COVAX arrive in Cabo Verde". Unicef. 12 March 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Cabo Verde: China vaccines against Covid-19 awaited as 8,330 inoculated so far". Macau Business. 20 April 2021. Retrieved 26 May 2021.