The Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan touched upon the coronavirus issue at today's sitting of the Government, noting that in the end most countries will have approximately the same results.
"I hope we have overcome the peak" said the PM. The Minister of Health Arsen Torosyan provided details on the acquisition of the vaccine.
"We have a prepaid payment for an international collective procurement platform used by about 180 countries around the world. At the moment we are talking about about 10 candidates. Which of them will be approved, we will have the opportunity to obtain. Like many countries, we pre-ordered for the 10 percent of our population, or 300,000 people.
The probable delivery date fluctuates in the middle of spring, as for the whole world ", Torosyan said, emphasizing that it is about the final product, experiments are now used by many countries.
The vaccine will be 600,000 doses per 300,000 population. Quantity is not limited and will be increased as needed. According to Torosyan, there will be special groups for the vaccine: people with chronic diseases, the elderly, people living in closed institutions, medical workers, etc.