The president of the Republic, Lenin Moreno, He was in Guayaquil, where he verified the vaccination of 570 people and assured that a cargo 300,000 doses of vaccines against covid-19 since China.
Moreno announced today, Saturday, April 3, 2021, about the confirmation from the ambassador of Ecuador in China, Carlos Larrea, that this Wednesday, April 7, a batch of 300,000 will arrive vaccines from Sinovac. In the same way, he explained that another 700,000 vaccines will arrive next Saturday.
The statements of President Moreno were made during the process of vaccination of the health personnel of the Type C Health Center in Bastion Popular, north of Guayaquil. There, he also said that the vaccination of people with disability, teachers and military. In fact, today staff of the FF.AA. de Imbabura and Carchi received the first dose of the vaccine against covid-19.
“We have established a comprehensive health network that is made up of the Ministry of Public Health, the Ecuadorian Institute of Social Security (IESS), the Social Security Institute of the National Police (Isspol) and the Social Security Institute of the Armed Forces of the Ecuador (Issfa), and with the support of local governments; which is allowing us to vaccinate in the fastest possible way to all the citizens of this front line ”, said Moreno.
Data provided by the Presidency show that as of April 1, more than 283,000 have been placed dose: 204 902 with first dose and 78 204 with second dose.
“The pandemic surprised us all. We live a lot of pain for those lost lives; but we remember those who put their faces on the front line, even to carry corpses, “he said.
Good news for the country! The first batch of Sinovac vaccines have been shipped from China. We will receive 300,000 doses on April 7, and then a second batch of 700,000 more doses on April 10. This will allow us to accelerate our #PlanVaccinate ???????? https://t.co/OTjGDKuCUE
– Lenin Moreno (@Lenin) April 3, 2021