Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Bacolod gets 28,510 more doses of Sinovac, Pfizer vaccines

AN ADDITIONAL 28,510 doses of Sinovac and Pfizer vaccines arrived in Bacolod City from the Department of Health (DOH) over the weekend.

Emergency Operation Center (EOC) records showed the city received a total of 25,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines and 3,510 doses of Pfizer vaccines on Saturday, July 31, 2021.

The vaccines were brought immediately to the cold room facility at the Bacolod Government Center.

From March to July 2021, Bacolod City has received a total of 193,850 combined doses of Sinovac, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer vaccines from the national government.

On top of this allocation, the City has procured 650,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines using local funds. Of this number, 18,700 doses have already arrived on July 19.

The city will administer the vaccines to priority groups A1 and A3, as well as in priority groups A4 and A5.

From March 5 to July 22, 2021, EOC-Task Force and the Covid-19 Vaccination Council already inoculated a total of 103,925 individuals in Bacolod City.

Of the number, 29,720 persons already received their second doses of Covid-19 vaccines.

The City will accommodate only those who have completed their vaccination registration and have received a call or text from the Emergency Operations Center of their confirmed appointments.

To avail of the free vaccination, Bacolod residents should register online through the link or go personally to their respective barangay halls.


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