The number of confirmed and reported COVID-19 cases in Burkina Faso (population: 21 million) was around 16,000 at the end of 2021, with more than 250 deaths reported.
Burkina Faso received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines in May 2021. The country has received both AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines from the International Vaccine Alliance COVAX program. The vaccination campaign aims to inoculate over 15 million citizens, initially targeting healthcare workers. Current vaccination rates remain very low, with about 1.7% of the population either fully or partly vaccinated at the end of 2021.
PEOPLE IN BURKINA FASO
CASES OF COVID-19