The vaccine was obtained through COVAX Facility multilateral cooperation.
"Alhamdulillah, Thank God, this evening Indonesia received 1,504,800 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine through the COVAX Facility multilateral initiative. Previously on 5 June 2021, Indonesia received 313,100 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, also from the COVAX Facility," said Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno LP Marsudim, as quoted from the Cabinet Secretariat's website.
With the arrival of the AstraZeneca vaccine on 5 and 10 June, the Minister added, the total doses of ready-to-use AstraZeneca vaccine received by Indonesia for free from COVAX Facility was 8,228,400.
Overall, the total of vaccine that Indonesia has received amount to 93,728,400 doses of vaccine, namely 84.5 million doses of Sinovac vaccine, 8,228,400 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, and one million doses of Sinopharm vaccine.
On that occasion, Retno also underscored that the three types of vaccines above used for COVID-19 vaccination program in the country have obtained Emergency Use Listing (EUL) from the World Health Organization (WHO).
The Minister also stated that there are six types of vaccines that have obtained EUL from WHO, namely Sinovac, AstraZeneca, Sinopharm, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, and Moderna.