Botswana's COVID-19 fight bolstered by arrival of 64,800 doses of J&J vaccine
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Botswana's fight against COVID-19 received a boost on Thursday following the arrival of 64,800 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

The batch was purchased by the Botswana government through the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) facility.

The latest arrival is the third consignment of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine obtained by the Southern African country in October.

With the new batch, the total number of doses received this month rose to 208,800.

The country's health ministry said it is still expecting more consignments of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses to be delivered before the end of the month.

Botswana has administered more than 676,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines, with fully vaccinated persons exceeding 267,000.

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