He was immunized at the "Hospital del Sur" based in El Alto. His vaccination responded to the national immunization schedule published by the Health Ministry, which started vaccine shots for people over 50 years old on May 13.
The Bolivian president called on the population to attend the vaccination centers as the country has expanded health center capacity and vaccine availability.
"People must understand that they have to get vaccinated... We urge Bolivians to go to the vaccination centers because we are in a war against the pandemic, and vaccination is one of the best weapons against it", Arce stressed.
On February 24, the new vaccine produced by Sinopharm group was transported to Santa Cruz, Bolivia's largest economic city, by special plane of air glass. Bolivian President Jose Arce and Chinese ambassador to Bolivia Huang Yazhong personally went to the airport to meet them. pic.twitter.com/momh2yG7BH