ZAGREB, March 4. / TASS /. Croatia, as part of the elaboration of the issue of ordering the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, asked the Russian side to provide additional documentation about the drug. This was announced on Thursday at a government meeting by the Prime Minister of the Republic Andrei Plenkovich.
"The [Croatian] government has asked the Russian side for additional documentation on the Sputnik V vaccine," Plenkovic said. "When the European Medicines Agency approves the vaccine, we will be more than ready to purchase it to protect citizens from the pandemic."
The campaign to vaccinate the population against the new coronavirus infection began in Croatia on December 27, 2020. At the first stage, a batch of 9,750 doses of Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech arrived in the country. In total, the authorities have pre-ordered 5.9 million doses of Pfizer and BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and CureVac vaccines.
The number of people infected with coronavirus in Croatia since the beginning of the spread of the disease has reached 244,872.