The cities of San Juan, Manila, Mandaluyong, and Navotas are leading in the National Capital Region (NCR) in terms of first dose vaccination outputs since the country started deploying vaccines in March.
Based on data gathered by the Manila Bulletin, San Juan, the second smallest local government unit (LGU) in Metro Manila based on its population of 122,200, is No. 1 with 78,892 individuals who already received their first dose as of July 4, or 92.38 percent of the target population of 85,400. It also administered 19,637 doses for the second dose.
But the City of Manila is No. 1 among the most densely populated LGUs in the NCR. As of July 6, Manila has vaccinated 638,427 individuals with the first dose, or 79.9 percent of its target population of 800,000. In addition, 167,861 individuals are now fully vaccinated after receiving their second dose or 21 percent of the target population.
Pateros, the smallest LGU in Metro Manila in terms of population and population density, placed third with 35,015 first dose vaccines administered as of July 6, or 71.46 percent of the target population of 49,000. A total of 6,769 individuals have received their second dose.
Mayor Miguel Ponce III had earlier said he wanted Pateros to be the first LGU in Metro Manila to achieve herd immunity, given its size.
Mandaluyong is in fourth place, deploying 191,655 first dose vaccines as of July 3, or 58.97 percent of the 325,000 target population.
Navotas placed fifth with 88,192 individuals already getting their first dose as of July 3, or 58.8 percent of the target 150,000 residents.
Marikina grabbed sixth place with 172,296 first dose deployment as of July 2, or 50.34 percent of the target 342,200.
Pasay placed seventh, achieving 136,182 first dose vaccinations as of July 5, equivalent to 43.9 percent of the target population of 310,000.
In eighth place is Las Piñas, which recorded 195,893 individuals being administered the first dose as of July 3, translating to 43.8 percent of the target 447,040.
Paranaque is in ninth place with 194,623 first dose vaccinations as of July 2, or 43.5 percent of the target population of 446,923.
Taguig placed tenth, inoculating 275,168 individuals as of July 3, or 40.46 percent of the target 680,000 individuals.
Grabbing the 11th to 17th places based on first dose deployment are: Muntinlupa, 152,318 first doses deployed as of July 5 (39.5 percent of the target 385,725), Quezon City, 645,963 as of July 5 (38 percent of target 1.7 million); Valenzuela, 173,930 as of July 4 (36.5 percent of 476,000); Caloocan, 369,429 as of July 3 (33.6 percent of 1.1 million); Makati, 130,980 as of July 2 (30 percent of target 437,192); Pasig, 175,451 as of July 3 (29.5 percent of 595,525); and Malabon, 82,239 as of July 5 (29.37 percent of 280,000).