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COVID-19 Vaccines: Delta Launches over 85,000 Doses

The Delta State Government says it has launched eighty-five thousand seven hundred doses of the COVID-19 vaccines for onward administration to residents of the state.

The State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa state this at the inauguration of the 2021 COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign in Delta State.

The Governor who was represented by the state Commissioner for Health Dr. Mordi Ononye, describing the injections as the surest way to address the coronavirus pandemic.

He added that the state has had twenty six thousand cases of coronavirus, with sixty nine deaths recorded.

Meanwhile, the Chairman Delta State Primary Health Care Development Agency Dr. Isioma Okoba, noted the doses would be administered in four phases beginning with health care and frontline workers.

Our Corresspondent, reports that the occasion featured goodwill messages from representatives of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency,NPHCDA, The World Health Organization, WHO, and the United Nations International Children and Education Fund, UNICEF.

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