Blantyre District Health Office has run out of COVID-19 vaccine.
This is according to a statement seen by Faceofmalawi, signed by Director of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Dr. Gift Kawalazira.
According to Kawalazira Blantyre DHO run of Covid-19 Vaccine on June 17, 2021.
Recently, the DHO’s office was sourcing vaccine from districts with low uptake like Chikwawa and Mwanza.
According to the Minister of Health Khumbize Chiponda, the next consignment of the vaccine will be in first week of July because the main manufacturer and supplier India was affected by the third wave of Coronavirus.
During the second dose of the vaccine, numbers of people wanting to get the vaccine have gone up.
Meanwhile, most African countries have been hit by the third wave of the coronavirus including the neighboring Zambia.