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32,000 Pfizer Doses Arrive in Country

The Bahamas received 32,000 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines today as health officials continue to push for more Bahamians to get vaccinated.

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas received 32,000 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines today as health officials continue to push for more Bahamians to get vaccinated.

Megan Shepherd reports.

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. Michael Darville, receiving 32,000 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines as the country pushes to vaccinate 70% of the population vaccinated by the end of the year.

While the country’s COVID positive numbers remain relatively low, Dr. Darville says there other factors to consider when it comes to loosening restrictions, such as hospitalizations and healthcare workers fatigue.

However, he notes that the EOC is currently looking at loosening restrictions at the country’s borders.

According to United States Chargé d’Affaires, Usha Pitts, the U.S. has already donated some 300,000 vaccines.

 

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