President of Zimbabwe thanks China for aid in new batch of COVID-19 vaccines
Zimbabwe’s President Mnangagwa delivered a televised speech at the Presidential Palace on the 12th. I would like to express my gratitude to the Chinese government for its decision to provide Zimbabwe with a new batch of COVID-19 vaccines. He said at a critical moment when Zimbabwe faces a fourth wave of the epidemic and fights against the Omicron strain. China’s assistance will help the Zimbabwean government to better fight the epidemic.
Mnangagwa expressed his sincere appreciation to China’s new measures for vaccine assistance to Africa announced at the 8th Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. He said that the vaccine assistance to Zimbabwe reflects that the Chinese dialect must practice what it says. Thanks to China’s strong support, many African countries, including Zimbabwe, and other developing countries have obtained effective and affordable vaccines.
Mnangagwa said that since the outbreak of the epidemic in Zimbabwe. The Chinese government and people have provided tremendous support for Zimbabwe’s anti-epidemic cause. In addition to vaccine cooperation, China has also provided a large number of medical supplies. A team of medical experts was dispatched to Zimbabwe to assist in the fight against the epidemic. The Zimbabwean government and people keep it in mind and are deeply grateful.
According to reports, a new batch of COVID-19 vaccines aided by China will arrive in Zimbabwe one after another. Since February last year, China has assisted Zimbabwe with vaccines in batches. The Zimbabwean government has also purchased several batches of vaccines from China.
According to data from the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health, as of the evening of the 11th. Of the approximately 14 million people in Zimbabwe, 4.17 million people have received at least one dose of the new crown vaccine. Of these, 3.19 million completed two doses. More than 95% of the Covid-19 vaccines administered in the country are produced in China.