Serbia expects the second batch of BioNTech and Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine to arrive on January 4th, the health minister said on Friday.
Zlatibor Loncar said that the new contingent of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine will arrive in Serbia on January 4, and then the second part on January 11, to complete a total of more than 60,000 doses.
Loncar added that this is enough for nursing homes, as well as some health workers.
On Thursday, the Serbian Prime Minister received BioNTech and Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, showing that the vaccine is valid, and officially launched a vaccination campaign in the country against coronavirus.
Ana Brnabić, together with the Minister of Social Policy Darija Kisić Tepavčević, received the vaccine as a sign of trust.
Brnabic became the first European prime minister to receive the vaccine.
On Tuesday, 4,875 doses of BioNTech / Pfizer vaccine arrived in Serbia, and vaccination began on Thursday in homes for the elderly.
Serbia is the only country in the Western Balkans that has received the vaccine against COVID-19.