Somalia to receive the coronavirus vaccine after the roll out of the vaccine in several African countries by WHO

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The World Health Organization (WHO) says more than 11 million Covid-19 vaccines have been delivered to 12 African countries through the COVAX program in poor countries in the last 10 Days.

Some East African countries have received the vaccine, including Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, Congo, Gambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Nigeria and Angola among others.

The World Health Organization (WHO) says 10 countries, including Somalia, will soon be reached to roll out the vaccine.

Health professionals and people over the age of 50 should take it equally, according to a statement from the World Health Organization (WHO) to combat the spread of Covid-19 worldwide.

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Federal Government of Somalia said in its latest daily update on the coronavirus data that 123 new cases of COVID-19 have been registered, killing 14 people while 34 coronavirus patients are recovering.

The number of Covdi-19 cases in the country so far is 7,750, with 3,901 survivors but 274 deaths since the outbreak.

The Ministry of Health has been strengthening the importance of adhering to the coronavirus messages and measures so as to combat the spread of the coronavirus in the country.

 

BY OSMAN HUSSEIN ALI