Vietnam receives additional 1.18 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

According to an announcement on August 2 from UNICEF Vietnam, more than 1.18 million doses of Vaxzevria COVID-19 vaccine (formerly known as AstraZeneca) from the COVAX Facility have arrived in the country.


The new batch raised the total donations from the global vaccine sharing initiative to Vietnam to more than 8.68 million doses.

The latest batch was shipped from Laboratorio Universal Farma, a manufacturing facility in Spain, according to UNICEF, one of COVAX’s partners.

To date, Vietnam has administered more than 6.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. As many as 659,064 people have received two full shots./.