(Bandung 20/6) Bio Farma received 10 million doses Covid-19 vaccine on June 20, delivered using five flatbed trucks. Before delivered to Bio Farma, this Covid-19 vaccine bulk arrived at Soekarno Hatta Airport Cargo on June 20, 2021, at 12:39 WIB, using the Garuda Indonesia airline. The arrival of the 17th Covid-19 vaccine was received by the Secretary General of the Indonesian Ministry of Health, drg. Oscar Primadi, MPH together with several Board of Executives of PT Bio Farma (Persero).
In his brief statement, Oscar Primadisaid that the government was always present to secure around 426.8 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. “We certainly do these efforts in the context of providing in the form of bilateral, multilateral approach,and domestic exploration and products. Thank God, with this arrival, we continue to strive to be able to distribute and carry out a vaccination program that will run well and we guarantee it, "said Oscar.
Until now, Indonesia have provision of Covid-19 vaccines such as :Sinovac, AstraZeneca COVAX Facility and SInopharm. With the arrival of bulk vaccines today, total vaccines that have come to Indonesia in the form of finish products and bulk are 104.7 million doses. Its consist :91.5 million doses in bulk form from Sinovac, and 13.23 million in finished form.
The product consists of CoronaVac (3 million doses) AstraZeneca COVAX Facility (8.2 million doses), and Sinopharm for the Mutual Cooperation Vaccination program (2 million doses).
Meanwhile, President Director of Bio Farma, Honesti Basyir said, Bio Farmacontinues to do the fill and finish process for the Covid-19 vaccine at Bio Farma's production facilities, with a total of 65.52 million doses of products that have been produced.
Bio Farma continues to do the Fill and Finish process for the Covid-19 Vaccine, as of June 18, 2021, from81.5 million bulk received (the end of May 2021, 65.5 million doses have been produced, of which 51, 4 million doses of them have been released and the remaining 14.1 million doses are still waiting for the lot release from the POM Agency,” Honesti said.
He added, " Total accumulation of Covid-19 vaccines that have been distributed throughout Indonesia as of June 18, 2021 is 49.8 million doses, "CoronaVac vaccines are 3 million doses, AstraZeneca vaccines are 7.7 million doses and Covid-19 vaccines are 39 million doses, and the remaining stock after being distributed was 12.3 million doses,” concluded Honesti,
Meanwhile, the bulk of the Covid-19 vaccine received today will start entering the fill and finish facility at Bio Farma in the third week of June 2021, and of the 10 million bulk doses received, it is estimated that it will become a finish product of 7.8 million doses. , which will be completed in early July 2021, thus, the total Covid-19 Vaccine will amount to 73.3 million doses. (ed/ss)