Edo receives doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

The Edo government says it has received doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for distribution in the state.

Nigerians officials, including the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, receive the 3.92 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on arrival. [Twitter/@WHONigeria]

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This was contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Osarodion Ogie, and made available to newsmen in Benin on Wednesday.

According to him, the doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines are in the custody of the state government, with the government finalising arrangements for its deployment across the state.

“The state is preparing a localised distribution mechanism for the rollout of the vaccines in line with the national plan.

“The Edo state government is in custody of doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines received from the Federal Government for distribution in the state.

“We are preparing a local distribution network for rolling out the vaccines in line with the national plan," he said.

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