In recent hours, Mexico received more than 700 thousand COVID vaccines from the Pfizer laboratory and the first doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine.
At 11 o’am on Monday, the first 200,000 doses of the Russian vaccine landed at Mexico City International Airport.
Read more: Sputnik V in the CDMX: This will apply the Russian vaccine in Tláhuac, Xochimilco and Iztacalco
This vaccine is made in Russia by the Gamaleya National Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology Research and has an 91.6% effectiveness.
Yesterday Monday, the government of Mexico City reported that these 200 thousand doses will be applied in the mayoralties Tláhuac, Xochimilco and Iztacalco.
In total, Mexico will receive 24 million doses of Sputnik V over the next few months, which will be used to vaccinate 12 million people.
Pfizer vaccines, on the other hand, arrived in the country on Tuesday morning. Of these, 511,000 doses were received.
The general manager of the Laboratories of Biologicals and Reagents of Mexico (Birmex), Pedro Zenteno Santaella, detailed that of these doses 386 thousand 100 will be for the CDMX and 125 thousand 775 for the state of Nuevo León, which will serve to apply the second dose to the first line health personnel.
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