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Mexico receives more than 6.4 million vaccines in one week

Mexico City, Mexico — Another one million vaccines arrived at the Mexico City International Airport on Saturday morning. The latest arrival was from Sinovac Life Sciences Laboratory. It is the company’s 14th delivery into the country since the vaccination program began in December.

This latest arrival is added to the other four received during the past week, totaling over six million vaccines. Last week, Mexico received more than 6.4 million additional vaccines from pharmaceutical companies Pfizer-BioNTech, Cansino Biologics, AstraZeneca and now, Sinovac.

To date, the country has received over 55.6 million vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, CanSino Biologics and Janssen from Johnson & Johnson.

Inside the country, the Mexican labratory Drugmex has packaged over 4.9 million CanSino Biologics, while the Liomont laboratory has packaged another 6.1 million from AstraZeneca, for a grand total in excess of 66.6 million vaccines.

Last week, Quintana Roo governor Carlos Joaquin reported the state had a general vaccination rate of 46 percent, placing it in the top five nationally.