Grenada receives 20,000 doses of Sinophram COVID vaccine from People’s Republic of China 

On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, the donation ceremony took place in Grenada, where the Ministry of Health and Social Security received the donation of 20,000 doses of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines. 

Grenada receives 20,000 doses of Sinophram COVID vaccine from People's Republic of China
Grenada receives 20,000 doses of Sinophram COVID vaccine from People's Republic of China

Grenada: The government of Grenada accepted the donation of 20,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccines against the viral infection of the COVID-19 from the government of the People’s Republic of China. 

On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, the donation ceremony took place in Grenada, where the Ministry of Health and Social Security received the donation of 20,000 doses of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines. 

The handover took place at the Maurice Bishop International Airport (MBIA) yesterday evening (Tuesday, April 19, 2022).

In the donation of the vaccines, there were 22,480pcs of disposable syringes with needles. The donation is valued at USD 81,593.60. 

Health Minister also expressed gratitude to the people of China for their continued assistance in the upliftment of the vaccination drive in Grenada. 

Donation of vaccines to Grenada by Republic of China
Donation of vaccines to Grenada by Republic of China

COVID-19 in Grenada: 

As per the report of the Health Ministry on the COVID-19 pandemic, a total of 38 people contracted the viral infection on April 19, 2022. 

In Grenada, a total of 33.7 percent of the adult population are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic, which covered 38,142 of the total population.  

On the other hand, 4.6 percent of the total population are partially vaccinated, which means that 5,320 people are partially vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The rate of the people who have received the booster shots of the vaccine stood at 5.4 percent, which means 6,142. 

The Health Ministry has processed a total of 268 tests against the COVID-19 pandemic in Grenada. 

On Monday, one person was hospitalized due to a viral illness who is moderately ill. 

Moreover, one person has been recovered from the viral infection in Grenada, as per the report of the Health Ministry

The positivity rate of the novel coronavirus stood at 2.6 percent in Grenada, which means the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic is under control in the country. 

As per the reports of the Health Ministry of Grenada, a total of 141,615 tests have been conducted by the ministry so far.