Health Minister Rudolf Anschober (Greens) expects the first deliveries of the AstraZeneca vaccine from February 7th. At the Steering Board meeting on EU vaccine procurement, the CEO of AstraZeneca announced, according to a press release from the Ministry of Health, that the vaccine is expected to be approved by the end of this week.
Vaccine can then be delivered to Austria in three tranches in February: 63,354 doses on February 7, 97,763 on February 17 and 182,430 doses at the end of February. A total of “343,547 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine will come to Austria in February,” it said.
138,517 people vaccinated so far
Up to and including Sunday, at least 4,360 people in Austria received the second corona vaccination necessary for full vaccination protection. According to the “electronic vaccination card”, at least 138,517 people were vaccinated. The Ministry of Health, meanwhile, expected the delivery of one million vaccine doses of the two previously approved vaccines from Biontech / Pfizer and Moderna by the beginning of April – in addition to the quantities previously delivered.
According to information from the ministry, Pfizer has announced the delivery of a further 804,990 cans by the beginning of April (calendar week 13), 54,990 of which are these and 66,690 next week. In addition to the quantities delivered so far. Moderna plans to deliver a further 197,600 cans, 9,600 of them these and 24,000 next week.