New Zealand thanked Spain for sending 250,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines. New Zealand’s prime minister hopes the shipment will boost her vaccination campaign at a time when Auckland, the country’s most populous city, is locking up 1,600,000 residents. According to Jacinda Ardern, the agreement strengthens relations between Spain and New Zealand.
“We are very grateful to Spain for their cooperation and agreement to sell these potions to New Zealand. This reaffirms the strong bonds between our two countries and the spirit of universal values shared between New Zealand and Spain.”Ardern said in a statement.
The Labor Prime Minister also indicated that additional vaccines would be obtained from Madrid “It is the result of excellent cooperation between officials from New Zealand, Spain, the European Commission and (representatives) of Pfizer”by thanks To all concerned, especially Spanish President Pedro Sanchez.
Ardern highlighted at a press conference: “Last night we finalized the details of an agreement with Spain, under which New Zealand will receive more than a quarter of a million doses of the Pfizer vaccine, in addition to the planned deliveries. That early morning left Madrid that quarter of a million doses New Zealand time (1300 GMT) She is due to arrive in Auckland tomorrow morning.”
The New Zealand Executive, which has administered the full guideline for 33% of the country’s target population, intends to end the vaccination campaign before the end of the year.
This shipment, which will arrive in Auckland on Friday, comes in addition to the 1.8 million doses from Pfizer that the oceanic country will receive during the month of September, according to a statement issued by Ardern, which announced that it will announce an agreement with another company. country to acquire more vaccines.
New Zealand, whose government has been praised around the world for managing COVID-19, has accumulated 3,847 COVID-19 infections (confirmed and probable) since the start of the pandemic, including 27 deaths.
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