Maldives has today received 5,850 doses of Pfizer vaccine under the COVAX initiative.
UNICEF stated that in addition to vaccine supply, Maldives will also receive assistance in cold chain management.
Pfizer vaccines need to be stored in -70 Degree Celsius. HEOC has assured that Maldives has enough capacity to maintain the vaccine storage.
Moreover, Maldives received 100,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine from Chinese government earlier today.
Maldives has vaccinated almost 225,000 individuals as part of the vaccination program initiated on 1st February.