Around 19,200 doses of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine arrived on an Air New Zealand cargo flight in Tonga this afternoon, confirmed Ministry of Health Acting CEO, Dr Reynold ‘Ofanoa. These are for the second doses of people who have been innocculated. So far, over 20,000 people in Tonga have received their first shots.
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Results for Tonga vaccine
Wednesday 12 May 2021
Friday 7 May 2021
With only 60% of the first batch of Tonga's COVID-19 vaccines used as of this morning, 7 May, Tonga's Ministry of Health is extending the vaccination program to next week, 10-11 May at various venues. They confirmed that people from the outer islands who are currently in Tongatapu can get vaccinated here. Vaccinations are averaging over 900 per day.
Monday 3 May 2021
The Ministry of Health is urging people to get their COVID-19 AstraZeneca innoculations, while vaccination teams are out in communities in their final week up to May 8. To date, 10,903 people have been vaccinated in Tonga.
Thursday 22 April 2021
The ongoing COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccination roll-out program throughout Tongatapu up to 8 May will now close at 4:00pm instead of 6:00pm daily, confirmed the Ministry of Health this afternoon. The vaccination teams start their work at 6:00am. Tomorrow, Friday, vaccinations will be held at Ma'ufanga, Hala Hekoni, Pili, and Hala Bypass.
Wednesday 14 April 2021
People who reside in Kolomotu‘a and Kolofo’ou districts, in Tongatapu, and are in the priority groups, can get their COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccinations at various venues next week, 19–23 April. The priority group includes those who are 45-years-old and over, those who are over 18-years-old with non-communicable diseases and / or with disabilities.