Boats at anchor off Mahe island, Seychelles. The Indian Ocean island nation aims to reach “herd immunity” this month. Photo: AP Boats at anchor off Mahe island, Seychelles. The Indian Ocean island nation aims to reach “herd immunity” this month. Photo: AP
Boats at anchor off Mahe island, Seychelles. The Indian Ocean island nation aims to reach “herd immunity” this month. Photo: AP

Seychelles days away from ‘herd immunity’ after coronavirus vaccinations successfully rolled out

  • President Wavel Ramkalawan said herd immunity should be reached in mid-March, when 70 per cent of the island’s population has been vaccinated
  • The vaccination drive started in January, with 50,000 doses of the Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine donated by the United Arab Emirates

Topic |   Coronavirus vaccine
Boats at anchor off Mahe island, Seychelles. The Indian Ocean island nation aims to reach “herd immunity” this month. Photo: AP Boats at anchor off Mahe island, Seychelles. The Indian Ocean island nation aims to reach “herd immunity” this month. Photo: AP
Boats at anchor off Mahe island, Seychelles. The Indian Ocean island nation aims to reach “herd immunity” this month. Photo: AP
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