According to a report by the Libyan Express on the 11th, the Libyan Scientific Advisory Committee for the Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Epidemic issued a press announcement that Libya has reached an agreement with Johnson & Johnson to provide 500,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Libya.
The announcement said that Libya is establishing an electronic system for the registration of vaccinations, through which vaccination personnel can be followed up.
It is also reported that there are 700 COVID-19 vaccination centers in Libya, 400 of which have been reviewed and approved by UNICEF.
The first vaccines are expected to arrive by the end of next month, and the priority vaccinations are planned to be medical workers, people over 60 years old and with chronic diseases.
Libya has a population of more than 6 million. According to the statistics of the Libyan Center for Disease Control, so far, there are more than 120,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and nearly 2,000 deaths in Libya.