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30 lakh Sinopharm Covid vaccine doses to arrive tonight

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:30 PM, 29 July 2021   Updated: 08:45 PM, 29 July 2021

30 lakh Sinopharm Covid vaccine doses to arrive tonight

30 lakh Sinopharm Covid vaccine doses to arrive tonight

Thirty lakh more Sinopharm vaccine doses will reach in country from China tonight and early Friday.

The consignment will arrive in three flights, said Health Ministry's Senior Information Officer Maidul Islam Prodhan.

He said, "Three flights with Sinopharm vaccine will reach Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10pm, 1am and 3am."

Bangladesh received 40 lakh Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine doses in two phases on 16, 18 July from China. Before that, another 20 lakh vaccine doses arrived on 2 July as per contract.

Bangladesh purchased 1.5 crore doses of vaccine from Sinopharm, which is expected to arrive in the country within the next three months.

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