COVID-19 vaccination in Equatorial Guinea

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COVID-19 vaccination in Equatorial Guinea
DateFebruary 15, 2021 (2021-02-15) – present
LocationEquatorial Guinea
CauseCOVID-19 pandemic
Participants293,702 total doses administered

COVID-19 vaccination in Equatorial Guinea is an ongoing immunisation campaign against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), in response to the ongoing pandemic in the country.

Equatorial Guinea began its vaccination program on 15 February 2021, initially with 100,000 doses of the Sinopharm BIBP vaccine donated by China.[1][2][3]

Background

History

Timeline

February 2021

On 11 February 2021, 100,000 donated doses of the Sinopharm BIBP vaccine arrived in Equatorial Guinea from China.[4]

March 2021

By the end of the month 9,265 doses had been administered.[citation needed]

April 2021

By the end of the month 55,799 doses had been administered. 8,389 persons had been fully vaccinated.[citation needed]

May 2021

By the end of the month 219,677 doses had been administered. 71,598 persons had been fully vaccinated.[citation needed]

June 2021

On 16 June 2021, Equatorial Guinea buys 500,000 doses of the Sinopharm BIBP vaccine.[5] By the end of the month 260,528 doses had been administered. 111,343 persons had been fully vaccinated.[citation needed]

July 2021

By the end of the month 301,413 doses had been administered. 122,500 persons had been fully vaccinated.[citation needed]

August 2021

By the end of the month 331,807 doses had been administered. 141,326 persons had been fully vaccinated.[citation needed]

September 2021

By the end of the month 397,083 doses had been administered. 167,635 persons had been fully vaccinated.

October 2021

By the end of the month 426,780 doses had been administered. 186,670 persons (32% of the target population) had been fully vaccinated.

November 2021

By the end of the month 443,135 doses had been administered. 196,616 persons (34% of the target population) had been fully vaccinated.

December 2021

By the end of the month 452,572 doses had been administered. 203,357 persons (35% of the target population) had been fully vaccinated.

Progress

Cumulative vaccinations in Equatorial Guinea[6]

References

  1. ^ "owid/covid-19-data". GitHub. Retrieved 12 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Equatorial Guinea: WHO Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Dashboard With Vaccination Data". covid19.who.int. Retrieved 12 July 2021.
  3. ^ Reuters Staff (16 June 2021). "Equatorial Guinea buys 500,000 Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines". Reuters. Retrieved 12 July 2021.
  4. ^ "China donates 100,000 Covid vaccines to Equatorial Guinea". France24. 11 February 2021. Retrieved 21 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Equatorial Guinea buys 500,000 Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines". Reuters. 16 June 2021. Retrieved 22 July 2021.
  6. ^ "COVID-19 Vaccine Statistics: As of July 17, 2021". covidvax.live. Retrieved 21 July 2021.