WORLD Guyana gets first batch of China-donated COVID-19 vaccine doses

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Guyana gets first batch of China-donated COVID-19 vaccine doses

CGTN

13:43, March 03, 2021

The first batch of China-donated COVID-19 vaccine doses arrives in Guyana, March 2, 2021. (Photo: CCTV)

Guyana on Tuesday received the first batch of China-donated COVID-19 vaccine doses developed by Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinopharm.

The vaccines will be available to Guyana's frontline health workers to help the country fight the pandemic.

As of Tuesday, Guyana has recorded 8,626 confirmed coronavirus cases and 197 deaths, the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University showed.

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