Over 32,000 Sierra Leoneans vaccinated against COVID-19

FREETOWN, April 7 (Xinhua) — A total of 32,711 people in Sierra Leone have received their first shots of COVID-19 vaccines, the country’s health ministry said Wednesday. People who have received the first doses can access their second ones at vaccination sites across the country, the ministry added. Sierra Leone kicked off its mass vaccination campaign on March 15 after receiving 200,000 vaccines from China and 96,000 AstraZeneca vaccines through the COVAX facility. As of Wednesday, the West African country has registered 3,989 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 79 deaths.

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