This information was confirmed by Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Twitter. Babis said that European Union member states decided to move on Wednesday, and the vaccines would be shipped to the three countries next week.
According to IHNED.cz, support for the three states was made possible by the fact that Pfizer was able to increase and accelerate vaccine production.
“Thanks to the solidarity of the European Union, we will receive one hundred thousand additional vaccines from Pfizer next week. This will allow us to accelerate the vaccination process, which we desperately need,” the Czech prime minister wrote on Twitter. Partners for their solidarity.
The Czech Republic has ordered around 3 million vaccines from Pfizer / BioNTech under the European Union’s joint procedure. Additionally, Moderna and AstraZeneca are grafted in the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic does not use vaccines that are not approved in the European Union.
So far, more than 700,000 people in the Czech Republic have been vaccinated with Coronavirus vaccines. According to Health Minister Jan Platny, there are currently around 25,000 people vaccinated in the Czech Republic every day, and I would like to increase it to at least 30,000 people per day in the coming weeks.