Priority is given to health professionals over 40, public authorities, soldiers, teachers over 45, but also people over 75, in risk areas.
For the time being, no date has been officially communicated for the start of this first stage of the free campaign which will gradually spread in the country.
The Ministry of Health hopes to immunize around 25 million adults during this vaccination campaign. In this perspective, an awareness campaign on the theme “I protect myself, I protect my country” was launched last Friday. An official spot produced in several dialects is also broadcast in this context on national television and radio channels as well as on social networks.
According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, a first batch of Astrazeneca vaccines were delivered Friday to Morocco, which hopes by Wednesday, other batches from the Chinese group SinoPharm.
In all, 65 million doses of these vaccines, considered the most accessible and easier to store, have been ordered by Morocco, which is hard hit by the pandemic, especially in cities with high urban density, such as Casablanca and Salé or Tangier again.