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JA To Receive 300,000 Doses Of AstraZeneca From UK This Friday

ROOTS FM NEWS: The Ministry of Health and Wellness has announced that the island is slated to receive some 300,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine courtesy of the government of the United Kingdom by the end of this week.

In a post online via the UKinCaribbean account, the British High Commissioner to Jamaica, Mr. Asif Ahmad, outlined that the UK will be donating 300,000 doses to Jamaica to double the island’s vaccination efforts and help further protect the population against the Coronavirus disease. 

The Commissioner noted that the doses will be in Jamaica in ‘Olympic fast turnaround time’ of this Friday.

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