Manila, Philippines – The Philippine government has already administered 6,096,208 COVID-19 vaccine doses nationwide as of June 7, 2021.
The government milestone in free immunization program was achieved in nearly three months since it was started last March 1.
As of June 7, 2021, 1,604,260 were already fully vaccinated and 4,491,948 received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccines.
Only 2.8% of the 58 million target by the government to get full herd immunity are fully immunized against the corona virus disease.
Of these, those who get their full vaccination are 846,301 health workers, 393,944 senior citizens, 358,317 persons with comorbidities, and 5,698 economic frontliners.
According to the Department of Health (DOH), as of June 6, the country received a total of 9,329,050 Covid-19 vaccine doses. Out of these, 8,684,060 were already distributed to over 3,000 vaccination sites nationwide.
Chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. earlier said the government expects 10 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to be delivered this month, including 4.5 million of Sinovac vaccines, 2.2 million Pfizer vaccines, 2 million AstraZeneca vaccines, 1 million Sputnik vaccines and 250,000 Moderna vaccines.
According also to Galvez, the country is expected to received 2.2M Pfizer vaccines that will arrived from June 10 to 11 and another 1M of Sinovac vaccines are expected to be delivered on June 10.
Here is the table showing the number of vaccines delivered in the country from February 2021 to present.
|Date||Name of Vaccines||Figure|
|Feb 28, 2021||SinoVac||600,000|
|March 24, 2021||SinoVac||400,000|
|March 29, 2021||SinoVac||1,000,000|
|April 11, 2021||SinoVac||500,000|
|April 19, 2021||AstraZeneca||525,600|
|April 22, 2021||SinoVac||500,000|
|April 29, 2021||SinoVac||500,000|
|May 1, 2021||Gamaleya||30,000|
|May 7, 2021||SinoVac||1,500,000|
|May 8, 2021||AstraZeneca||2,000,000|
|May 10, 2021||Pfizer-BioNTech||193,050|
|May 19, 2021||SinoVac||500,000|
|May 30, 2021||Sputnik V||50,000|
|June 6, 2021||Sinovac||1,000,000|
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DOH: Vaccination Priorities
The government approved the vaccination for economic frontline workers in essential sectors (A4) and indigent Filipinos (A5) beginning of June. So far, only health workers (A1), senior citizens (A2) and persons with comorbidities (A3) have undergone the vaccination program. Here are the following categories in vaccination program.
|A1||Frontline health workers both national and local; public and non-public; health professional and non-professional (students, nursing aides, janitors, barangay health workers, et. al)|
|A2||Senior citizens (60-years old and above)|
|A3||Persons with comorbidities|
|A4||Economic frontline workers in essential sectors including uniformed personnel.|
|B1||Teachers and Social workers|
|B2||Other Government Workers|
|B3||Other Essential Workers such as grocery store workers, bank workers, retail workers, mall workers|
|B4||Socio-demographic groups at significantly higher risk other than senior citizens and indigenous Filipinos such as persons deprived of liberty, persons with disabilities, Filipinos living in high-density areas, students|
|B5||Overseas FIlipino Workers|
|B6||Other remaining workforce|
|C||Rest of the Filipino population not otherwise included in the above priority groups|
Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker
So far, the Philippine government has received a total of 9,329,050 doses of Covid-19 vaccines. Majority of the vaccines received are SinoVac with a total of 6.5M doses.
The government also assures that the vaccines are free for all.
The target numbers of full vaccination by the end of the year are at least 58 million individuals.
Source: ABS-CBN COVID-19 tracker
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