“We are delighted to see the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in Zimbabwe through the COVAX Facility” said UN Resident Coordinator Maria Ribeiro. “This is an important and tangible act of solidarity from the international community and will bolster the admirable national COVID-19 vaccination rollout by Government of Zimbabwe.”
To date, Zimbabwe has procured over 12 million doses and accompanying injection safety materials using its own local resources.
As of 27 September 2021, a total of 3,051,371 eligible people in Zimbabwe had received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 2,211,880 their second across the country. This translates to a national coverage of 35.7% for the first dose and 25.8% for the second dose.