The Head of the Supreme Advisory Committee to Combat Coronavirus, Khalifa Al-Bakoush, said on Sunday that the committee, in cooperation with the World Health Organization, has already begun to take all the procedures to obtain 6,000 Coronavirus vaccines.

Al-Bakoush added in a press statement that the vaccine will be distributed in the first stage to the groups most vulnerable to infection with the virus, such as medical and paramedical staff, the elderly and people with chronic diseases.

He also indicated that the first batch of the vaccine will be provided early if the financial procedures are completed this week.