The Department of Health sent 7, 410 additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines direct to Dumaguete City today.
Mayor Felipe Antonio B. Remollo expressed gratitude to the national government for the latest shipment of COVID-19 jabs to boost the local supply and allow the City Health Office to inoculate more eligible residents.
City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla personally received the COVID vaccines as follows: Astrazeneca, 2, 500 doses; Pfizer, 3, 510 doses and Sinovac, 1, 400 doses.
About 50, 104 eligible residents or 50% of the target eligible population (100, 542 residents) in Dumaguete City have already received at least 1 dose of COVID-19 jabs.