Minister of Health Jonas Chanda says government will not make any rushed decisions on the covid19 vaccine.

Dr. Chanda says government will only acquire a vaccine that will be safe and effective for the Zambian people

Speaking during the covid19 update in Lusaka today, Dr. Chanda has therefore called on Zambians to be patient with government adding that consultations are ongoing to ascertain which vaccine will be effective and safe for Zambians.

And Dr. Chanda disclosed that in the last 24hrs, the country recorded 555 new cases of covid19 with 9 deaths.

He has reminded citizens not to be complacent even as the number of positive cases reduce.