COVID-19 vaccination in Cape Verde

Cape Verde has begun vaccinations against COVID-19.[1]

COVID-19 vaccination in Cape Verde
Date19 March 2021 - present
LocationCape Verde
CauseCOVID-19 pandemic

Background

Vaccines on order

Cape Verde is in negotiations with vaccine manufacturers.[2] It intends to receive 267,293 vaccine doses through the COVAX pillar.[3]

VaccineApprovalDeployment
Oxford–AstraZenecaGreen check.svg YesGreen check.svg 19 March 2021
Pfizer–BioNTechGreen check.svg YesGreen check.svg 19 March 2021

History

Timeline

March 2021

Cape Verde is in negotiations with vaccine manufacturers.[2] Courtesy of COVAX it received 24,000 doses of the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on 12 March and 5,850 doses of the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on 14 March.[3] Vaccinations commenced on 19 March.[4] By the end of the month 3,699 vaccine doses had been administered.[5]

April 2021

By 19 April, 8,330 persons had been inoculated, most of whom with the Oxford–AstraZeneca vaccine.[4] By the end of the month 15,780 vaccine doses had been administered.[5]

May 2021

21,318 vaccine doses had been administered by 12 May. By the end of the month 27,276 vaccine doses had been administered.[5]

June 2021

By the end of the month 86,434 vaccine doses had been administered.[5]

July 2021

By the end of the month 173,183 vaccine doses had been administered.[5]

August 2021

By the end of the month 296,476 vaccine doses had been administered.[5]

September 2021

By the end of the month 414,300 vaccine doses had been administered.[5]

October 2021

By the end of the month 504,434 vaccine doses had been administered. 94% of the targeted population had been fully vaccinated.[5]

November 2021

By the end of the month 544,075 vaccine doses had been administered. By mid-November, the entire targeted population had been fully vaccinated.[5]

December 2021

By the end of the month 571,130 vaccine doses had been administered. The entire targeted population was fully vaccinated.[5]

January 2022

By the end of the month 611,615 vaccine doses had been administered. The entire targeted population was fully vaccinated.[5]

Progress

Cumulative vaccinations

References

  1. ^ "Cabo Verde Country Overview | World Health Organization". www.who.int. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Cabo Verde: Vaccination to cover 95% of population at risk at start-up". Macau Business. 22 January 2021. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  3. ^ a b "COVID-19 vaccines sent by COVAX arrive in Cabo Verde". Unicef. 12 March 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Cabo Verde: China vaccines against Covid-19 awaited as 8,330 inoculated so far". Macau Business. 20 April 2021. Retrieved 26 May 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Africa COVID-19 dashboard (World Health Organization).

Media files used on this page

Green check.svg
Green check icon
SARS-CoV-2 (Wikimedia colors).svg
Author/Creator: Geraki, Licence: CC BY-SA 4.0
SARS-CoV-2 logo in Wikimedia colors
SARS-CoV-2 (CDC-23312).png
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.