987 doses

Samoa administers over 300,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses

According to the Ministry of Health, 96.4 per cent of the eligible population have received their first dose and 69.1 per cent have received their second dose.

The ministry said 13.8 per cent of people aged 18 years and over have received their booster shots.  

The mass vaccination campaign began with the AstraZeneca vaccine in April 2021.

After nearly a year since the campaign began, vaccination teams have been able to administer 247,074 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.