Thursday, August 05, 2021

Over 123,000 doses of Pfizer, Sinovac vaccines arrive

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MORE than 123,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Davao Region on Thursday, July 22, 2021, bringing the total allocated doses to nearly 1.4 million.

Two vaccine brands arrived at the Francisco Bangoy International Airport (Davao International Airport) at different time intervals.

First to arrive via commercial flight were the 51,480 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at 7:15 a.m.

At 8:30 a.m., 72,000 doses of Sinovac CoronaVac vaccine landed.

As of July 22, Davao Region has received a total of 1,388,960 doses of Covid-19 vaccines.

These brands include Sinovac, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Gamaleya Sputnik V, and recently Johnson & Johnson.

All of these vaccines were allocated by the national government, both Covax facility-donated, and government purchased.

Out of the total allocated doses, 684,601 were already administered: 521,344 for the first dose and 186,771 for the second dose.

Based on the breakdown per areas, Davao City has already jabbed 309,673 for the first dose, and 124,034 for the second dose, Davao de Oro (48,545 for first dose; 14,500 for second dose), Davao del Norte (71,054 for first dose; 21,614 for second dose); Davao del Sur (39,982 for first dose; 11,984 for second dose); Davao Occidental (15,242 for first dose; 3,677 for second dose); and Davao Oriental (36,848 for first dose; 10,962 for second dose).

For the priority groups in the region, A1 or healthcare workers, a total of 102,063 doses were administered for the first dose, and 74,920 for second dose; A2 or senior citizens - 147,068 for first dose, 34,362 for second dose); A3 or persons with comorbidities (164,064 for first dose, 73.243 for second dose); A4 or essential workers (88,017 for first dose, 2,501 for second dose); and A5 indigent population (8,175 for first dose; 1,745 for second dose).


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