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COVAX Reaches Over 100 Economies, 42 Days After First International Delivery

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Since its first international delivery to Ghana on February 24, 2021, the COVAX Facility has delivered life-saving vaccines to over 100 economies.

More than 38 million doses of vaccines from AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech, and Serum Institute of India (SII) have been delivered so far, with 61 economies eligible for vaccines under the Gavi COVAX Advance Market Commitment.

Despite some delays in planned deliveries for March and April, COVAX aims to supply vaccines to all participating economies that have requested vaccines in the first half of 2021.

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COVAX, the global mechanism for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, has provided life-saving COVID-19 vaccines to over a hundred economies. On February 24, 2021, the first COVAX doses were shipped and delivered internationally to Ghana, marking a 42-day milestone.

COVAX has now been distributed to over 38 million people on six continents, thanks to three manufacturers: AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech, and India’s Serum Institute (SII). Sixty-one of the more than 100 economies reached are among the 92 low-income countries receiving vaccines through the Gavi COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC).

COVAX has now been distributed to over 38 million people on six continents, thanks to three manufacturers: AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech, and India’s Serum Institute (SII). Sixty-one of the more than 100 economies reached are among the 92 low-income countries receiving vaccines through the Gavi COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC).

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