86% of available COVID-19 vaccine doses distributed to vaccination sites – DOH

Published April 28, 2021, 4:33 PM

by Leslie Ann Aquino

The Department of Health said 3,025,600 out of 3,525,600 available doses of the coronavirus disease vaccines have already been distributed to different vaccination sites, as of April 27.

(Manila Bulletin File Photo)

Data from the DOH and the National Task Force Against COVID-19 also showed that a total of 1,809,801 doses have been administered.

“Eighty-eight percent of the 1,780,400 allocated first doses have already been administered, equating to 1,562,815 administered doses,” read the vaccine rollout update released Wednesday, April 28.

“Fourteen percent of the 1,780,400 allocated second doses have already been administered, equating to 246,986 administered doses,” it further read.

The National Capital Region (NCR) received the most number of doses with 1,221,870 followed by Calabarzon with 307,260 and Central Luzon with 245,140.

The government is currently vaccinating those in priority groups A1 to A3 namely healthcare workers, senior citizens, and those with comorbidities.

The DOH and NTF urged the public to register with their LGUs to get vaccinated, when its their turn, in order to get protected against the severe form of COVID-19.

More than 3,400 vaccination sites are conducting COVID-19 vaccination in various sites in 17 regions as of April 27.