20,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccine brought in Mongolia

2021-05-03 12:10:36

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On May 1, Mongolia received the first batch of 20,000 doses of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, informs B.Battsetseg, Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The Minister noted that corresponding government organizations have been working actively, continuing talks on accelerating the vaccine supply. Another 20,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccine have been procured and received by a private company of Mongolia.

Incidentally, the Mongolian government has established an agreement with the Russian side on the purchase of one million doses of Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus.

Mongolia has received 2,124,940 doses of COVID-19 vaccines so far, including 214,800 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, 1,834,400 doses of Verocell vaccine, 50,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccine and 25,740 doses of Pfizer vaccine, as humanitarian assistance and procurements.