President Mohamud exams unfavorable for COVID as Somalia reaches the vaccination milestone

Mogadishu – Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud examined unfavorable for COVID-19 on Wednesday, in response to his spokesman, Abdikarin Ali Kaar.

“Today, the president tested negative for COVID-19, and I can share with the Somali people that today’s test of the president shows that he has recovered from Covid-19,” the spokesman added.

He added that the president would quickly converse to the Somali folks about his well being. On Friday, President Mohamud mentioned he had examined optimistic for COVID-19 after returning to Somalia from a state go to to the United Arab Emirates.

Following strenuous efforts by the federal government and stakeholders to take care of a dedication to COVID-19 vaccination, Somalia has absolutely vaccinated 10% of its inhabitants with two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, which means the nation isn’t any longer in a row nations with the bottom vaccination charges.

The African Horn began COVID-19 vaccination in March 2021 after receiving 300,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from the COVAX facility to defend frontline staff and aged individuals with persistent medical conditions. The major supply of COVID-19 vaccines for Somalia and the African continent is COVAX. Pr. By June 24, COVAX had delivered about 7.79 million vaccine doses to Somalia.

“We congratulate the country on its commitment to move forward and look forward to continuing to work together to protect the people of Somalia from COVID-19,” mentioned Dr. Richard Mihigo, Director of COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery, Coordination and Integration at Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, a pacesetter in large-scale procurement and supply for COVAX.

By January 2022, 34 nations have been below 10% protection with two doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Somalia in sixteenth place has surpassed a number of different nations on the checklist.

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