Venezuelan President receives COVID vaccines

Sunday, 07 March 2021 - 12:17

President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro was given the Russian-made Sputnik V COVID vaccine yesterday.

The COVID injection of President Maduro and First Lady Celia Flores was broadcast by the country's state media.

The number of coronaviruses in Venezuela is around 42,000 and the death toll is 1,378.

However, these statistics were criticized by opposition politicians and medical professionals.

Venezuela has so far received 200,000 doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, which the president has received from its second stockpile.

Venezuela has also received 500,000 doses of the Sinopharm COVID vaccine from China.