About 30% of the target eligible population (100, 542) in Dumaguete City already received at least 1 dose of COVID-19 jab per the latest report of the City Health Office to Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, who directed the hiring of more vaccinators to be paid by the LGU that will ensure a sustained and comprehensive vaccination roll out.
City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla disclosed that 30, 749 eligible residents have already been vaccinated against COVID-19 (19, 041 have completed doses) using Sinovac, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Janssen, Sinopharm and Moderna vaccines as of September 8, 2021.
Nine hundred eighty-seven (987) eligible residents were vaccinated Wednesday in the 2 vaccination sites at Robinson Mall and Pulantubig Gymnasium.
Of the 30, 749 vaccinated residents: 2, 401 are medical frontliners or (A1); 7, 278 senior citizens (A2); 7, 871 persons with comorbidities (A3); 8, 770 frontline personnel (A4) and 4, 429 indigents (A5) were vaccinated based on the order of priority of the Department of Health.