Romania’s prime minister says Covid vaccines, some of which are about to expire, will be sold abroad.
Denmark will buy one million doses of Pfizer vaccines at the market price, Premier Florin Citu said on Monday.
“We get requests every day,” he said. “We will send a lot to Denmark. We are selling to Denmark and to other countries. About one million in Denmark, the health ministry has the details”, Florin Catu said, G4Media reported.
„We achieved the most important goal”, he said. “There were no infections in Bucharest in the last 24 hours. He said the aim of the jabs was to crack Covid. “And the goal has been reached” , he said.
About 23% of the population has been fully inoculated, and more in cities. About 45% of Bucharest residents have received jabs.. Cases have dropped sharply in recent weeks. On Monday, there were new coronavirus cases and deaths.
Romania’s vaccine coordinator said last week that 35,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine will expire this week and may have to be destroyed.
Romania has authorized vaccines, Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson &Johnson.
The number of daily vaccinations has dropped from about 100,000 vaccines in mid-May to one-fourth of that last week.
Romania has confirmed more than one million cases of covid-19 since the pandemic began, have died.