Arrival Of Vaccines
Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 1st, 2021 (ZIZ News) On Monday morning the government of India donated twenty thousand doses of the Oxford Astrazeneca Covid-19 vaccine to St. Kitts and Nevis.
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Members of Cabinet, other government officials and representatives from the health sector were among those in attendance at a reception ceremony at the RLB International airport.
Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris and High Commissioner of Inida Dr. K.J. Srinivasa officially received the shipment, accompanied by senior health officials.
Dr. Srinivasa noted that the gifting of the vaccines honoured India’s commitment to help all of humanity.
Addressing the gathering, Prime Minister Harris expressed gratitude to the government of India for their assistance in the fight against the pandemic.
The vaccines were manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, the largest manufacturer of the Astrazeneca vaccine.
The prime minister also noted that the federation will donate two thousand doses to Grenada to aid in their fight against Covid-19.