A vial of the Sinovac vaccine against COVID-19, Cali, Colombia. /CFP
Colombia received a new batch of COVID-19 vaccines from China's biopharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biotech, the country's Ministry of Health and Social Protection announced on Monday.
The vaccines were supplied through the United Nations-backed COVAX vaccine distribution mechanism, the ministry said.
In Colombia, 45,879,607 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been applied, according to official numbers.
Colombia has reported a total of 4,991,050 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 127,067 related deaths since the onset of the pandemic.
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