Zamfara recieves Austrazeneca Vaccines

The Zamfara State government has received a total of 55,920 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the Federal Government.

Yahaya Kanoma, who is the Commissioner for Health in Zamfara, received the vaccines on behalf of the state government on Thursday in Gusau, the state capital.

He said, “We received our consignment from Sokoto; we received 55,920 doses and if it is to go for two cycles, it will be given to 27,960 people.

“The COVID-19 vaccines came with all equipment and that include safety kits, syringes, cotton and other materials.”

He explained that the first set of people to receive the vaccines would be the frontline workers in the state.

The commissioner listed the people in such category to include the healthcare workers, the traditional rulers, and government officials.

Adding that after which administration of the vaccine jabs to residents above the age of 18 years in the state will commence

“Once we start, we are going to start with our front-liners and the age limit is 18 years.

However we and other organisations are concurrently taking samples likewise across the 14 local governments in the state.

“There is a special training going on even before we received the consignment; we are on training, and we are updating our people,” he stated.

Zamfara recieves Austrazeneca Vaccines

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *