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Gheorghita: As of February 9, Romania received 1.236.449 COVID vaccine doses, of which 981.610 were distributed

As of February 9, Romania received 1,236,449 doses of Pfizer, Moderna and Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine, of which 981,610 were distributed, Chairman of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) Valeriu Gheorghita said on Tuesday.

“A total of 1,236,449 doses of Pfizer, Moderna and Astra Zeneca vaccine were received as of February 9, of which 981,610 were distributed. At present, the existing stockpile is about 254,839 doses. The total number of the Pfizer/BioNTech doses received as of February 9 is standing at 1,076,849; the current stockpile of it is approximately 170,879. I want to remind you that another 35,100 doses will arrive probably this evening or tomorrow morning at the latest for the Timisoara and Cluj regional storage centres that could not arrive due to bad weather in Germany,” Gheorghita told a news conference at the Government House.

He added that as of February 9, 78,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine was received.

“The existing stockpile at the moment is 37,460 doses,” Gheorghita said.

A total of 81,600 doses were received from AstraZeneca in one batch, with 81,000 doses already distributed to regional storage centres, he added.

“It is estimated that on February 12, another 92,400 doses will arrive in Romania from AstraZeneca,” said Gheorghita, according to Agerpres.


Number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 until February 8, with Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, has reached 661,062


Head of the National Committee for the coordination of vaccination against SARS-CoV-2, doctor Valeriu Gheorghita, informs that the total number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 until February 8, with Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, has reached 661,062, with 430,776 people who got the first dose and 230,286 people who got the second dose as well.

“Regarding the balance of vaccinations on February 8, the total number of Pfizer and Moderna doses administered until February 8 is 891,348 doses, and the total number of people vaccinated until February 8, with Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, respectively, is 661,062, with 430,776 of whom received the first dose only and 230,286 the second dose. Basically, there are persons who have completed the vaccination scheme. The total number of Pfizer doses administered starting with December 27 is approximately 855,894 corresponding to a number of 625,608 persons, and the total number of Moderna doses administered since February 4 is about 35,454, obviously to the same number of people,” Valeriu Gheorghita said at the Victoria Governmental Palace on Tuesday.

He noted that the number of doses administered in the past 24 hours was 35,026, with 4,885 people having received the first dose and 30,141 the second dose.

The head of CNCAV added that by February 8, 409,564 people have been vaccinated under the second stage of the vaccination campaign.

“This means that 80.9pct of the vulnerable persons, namely persons with chronic diseases, persons over 65, persons from the medical-social and residential centres and persons who cannot leave their homes (…),” Gheorghita explained.

He specified that, regarding the number of persons serving essential activities, there are 78,018 who have already got the vaccine, which represents 19.04pct of the total number of vaccinated persons starting with January 15.

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