UN Moldova COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report nr53

Vaccination campaign updates

The government portal on vaccination (https://vaccinare.gov.md/) informs that on April 17th, the country received 180,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines (48,000 through the COVAX platform with UN support and 132,000 as a donation from Romania). - The National Committee on COVID-19 Immunization Coordination approved on April 15th the quantity of 2.07 million doses of vaccines to be procured through the cost-sharing mechanism of the COVAX platform.

More free beds in Chisinau hospitals

Chisinau public authorities announced there are now about 500 free beds in hospitals due to a reduction in the number of infections, and this after the closure of the COVID-19 sections in some hospitals. The authorities also announced that if the trend remains the same, the plan is to close more COVID-19 sections and resume these facilities to their original purposes.

More details can be found in the report.

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