A total of 3,400 healthcare workers were inoculated against COVID-19 in San Juan City, the local government said on Tuesday (March 30).
Based on the data of the city, 3,657 healthcare workers originally registered for the vaccination program.
Meanwhile, San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora assured his constituents that the city can vaccinate 100 percent of its residents who registered and are deemed qualified to get inoculated.
“Ang ating layunin ay mabakunahan ang majority ng ating mga mamamayan sa mga susunod na linggo at buwan. At eventually, lahat ng magpaparehistro, basta 100 percent deemed fit and healthy ay mababakunahan (Our main goal is to vaccinate the majority of our citizens in the following weeks and months and eventually, everyone who will register as long as they are 100 percent deemed fit and healthy will be vaccinated),” he said.
As of March 28, the city government said there are now 38,926 residents who have registered for the city’s vaccination program.
This accounts for 45.58 percent of the total target population of San Juan City which is 85,400 or 70 percent of the total population of the city to achieve herd immunity.
On March 30, the first simultaneous COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare workers, senior citizens, and persons with comorbidities in the country was conducted in San Juan City.