Of which, VND282 billion was allocated to vaccine purchase by 5pm on August 24, including VND85 billion on August 24 alone. The balance was VND8,353 billion.
Earlier, on August 11, the fund allocated VND143 billion to purchase Covid-19 vaccines.
Compared with the data by 5pm on August 24, 2021, the total balance of the fund increased by VND1 billion.
By that time, the total number of organization and individuals donating to the fund was 526,132.
As many as 13 organizations had committed to donate to the Covid-19 Vaccine Fund but had not transferred the money yet or had transferred part of the committed amount by that time.