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First Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines set to reach Costa Rica on Wednesday - president

SAN JOSE, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The first delivery of COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer is expected to reach Costa Rica on Wednesday night, with vaccinations set to begin on Thursday, President Carlos Alvarado told a news conference.

The shots are due to be allocated first to workers at healthcare centers and elderly care facilities. (Reporting by Alvaro Murillo, Writing by Daina Beth Solomon)