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Covid-19: the vaccination campaign starts this week

Written by FDM

Morocco received the first batch of the British Astrazeneca vaccine made in India last Friday, January 22, 2021. The first batch of the Sinopharm vaccine is scheduled for next Wednesday. And since yesterday, it is possible to make an appointment to be vaccinated, but not everyone is concerned. The details.

Only 2 million doses have been received so far out of the 66 million doses ordered by Morocco, and 500,000 doses from Sinopharm laboratories are expected on Wednesday, January 27th. The vaccination strategy set by the Kingdom adapts, and primarily targets health professionals over 40, public authorities, members of the army, teachers over 45, and people over the age of 75 years old. Areas where the level of Covid-19 contamination is high will also be affected by this vaccination operation.

Since Sunday, January 24th, Moroccans and residents of Morocco can make an appointment on the electronic portal (or or by sending an SMS to the number 1717.

It should be noted that all the information regarding the national vaccination campaign is available through awareness-raising spots broadcasted on national TV channels and radio stations, as well as through the ministry’s pages on social networks, in addition to the website www