China donates 200k Sinopharm vaccine doses
The Chinese government has donated 200,000 doses of Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine to members of the royal family, according to the Chinese embassy's Facebook account.
According to the page, the vaccine doses arrived in Bangkok yesterday. They are to be handed over to Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, who is the executive vice-president of the Thai Red Cross Society, and Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Krom Phra Srisavangavadhana, who is the chancellor of Chulabhorn Royal Academy.
The agencies are instrumental in administering the vaccine in Thailand.
The latest donation brings the number of vaccine doses sold and donated by China to Thailand to about 50.3 million, according to the Chinese embassy's page.