The Cross River government on Wednesday said it had received 53, 840 doses of Oxford-Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccines.
The vaccines were received by Dr Betta Edu, Cross River Commissioner for Health, on behalf of the state government at the Margaret Ekpo International Airport Calabar.
Also speaking, Mr Julius Idoko, Cross River Coordinator of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHDA), stated that the government had been expecting the vaccines in the last two weeks and they finally arrived.
Dr Janet Ekpenyong, Director General, Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency, added that the primary healthcare centres in the state had been mobilised to receive and ensure that the vaccines were effectively administered. (NAN)