A total of 6911 individuals received the China-made Sinovac vaccine since the start of the Las Piñas City government’s vaccination rollout last March with the theme of “Ligtas na Las Piñero, Lahat Bakunado.”
The City Health Office (CHO) reported to Mayor Imelda Aguilar that a total of 3902 frontline workers composed of doctors, nurses, and other health workers coming from public and private hospitals, including clinics, already received their Sinovac jabs.
A total of 1,745 senior citizens have also been vaccinated in the city. The inoculation for the other senior citizens will continue after the Department of Health (DOH) approved the use of Sinovac.
The report also showed that a total of 1264 persons with comorbidities also received their first dose of vaccines.
The Public Information Office said the city government is continuing to conduct vaccination simultaneously at the city’s 10 vaccination sites.
The mayor appealed to city residents to have themselves vaccinated against the coronavirus disease.