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India donates 100,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Nigeria

It was reported that India donated 100 thousand doses of vaccine to Nigeria as part of the fight against the new type of corona virus (Covid-19).

Abhay Thakur, Ambassador of India to Abuja, stated in a written statement that 100 thousand doses of vaccine sent by the Indian government were delivered to the Nigerian National First Aid Development Agency (NPHCDA) in the capital Abuja.

Thakur stated that these vaccines provided to Nigeria are an indication of the close friendship between the two countries.

Nigeria received a total of 4 million 224 thousand doses of AstraZeneca vaccine from the South African telecommunications company MTN and the Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access Program (COVAX).

More than 700 people were vaccinated under the mass Covid-19 vaccine campaign launched in the country on March 5.

Since the beginning of the epidemic in Nigeria, 163 thousand 113 people have been infected with the virus, of which 151 thousand 853 have recovered. 2 thousand 58 people died due to the virus.


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