Romania donated to Moldova a batch of 100,800 doses of vaccine against COVID-19 as humanitarian aid. The batch arrived today, June 11, the representatives of the Ministry of Health announced.
The government in Bucharest approved on Thursday, May 27, a decision on granting 100,800 doses of vaccine against COVID-19.
“This normative act approves the granting of new humanitarian aid, free of charge, for Moldova intended to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The humanitarian aid consists in granting 100,800 doses of vaccine against COVID-19 from the number of doses purchased by the Ministry of Health within the National Vaccination Program and delivered by the AstraZeneca Company”, the note issued by the Romanian Ministry of Health states.
On May 7, Moldova received another batch of 100,800 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from Romania.
The vaccination campaign against COVID-19 in Moldova started on March 2 when the first 21 thousand doses of vaccine donated by Romania through the Civil Protection Mechanism to the European Union arrived in Chișinău.
On Tuesday, June 8, authorities said that in Moldova the vaccination rate against COVID-19 is 10.7%.