Nearly 336,000 fully vaccinated in Muntinlupa; 1st dose reaches 104% of target

Published November 23, 2021, 1:15 PM

by Jonathan Hicap

Nearly 336,000 individuals in Muntinlupa are now fully vaccinated while first-dose recipients have exceeded the target population.

According to the Muntinlupa City COVID-19 Vaccination Program (MunCoVac), as of Nov. 19, a total of 335,565 people have been fully vaccinated, including 10,659 who were inoculated in private companies.

COVID-19 vaccination in Muntinlupa (Muntinlupa PIO)

The total is 87 percent of the city government’s target population of 385,725, which is 70 percent of the city’s total population of 551,036.

In addition, 402,013 individuals have received their first dose, or 104.2 percent of the target population.

A total of 733,219 vaccines have been administered in Muntinlupa as of Nov. 19, according to MunCoVac.

As the number of total vaccinations increased in Muntinlupa, the city’s daily active coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases continued to stay below 100.

The Muntinlupa City Health Office (CHO) recorded 70 active cases on Nov. 22 including one new COVID-19 case out of 27,584 total confirmed cases, 26,939 recoveries, and 578 deaths.

Muntinlupa also recorded 70 active cases on Nov. 21, 67 on Nov. 20, 68 on Nov. 19, 68 on Nov. 18, 72 on Nov. 17 and 80 on Nov. 16, or an average of 71 active cases per day in one week.

From Nov. 16 to 22, Muntinlupa had a total of 40 new confirmed cases, or an average of 6 new cases per day.

Despite these, Mayor Jaime Fresnedi urged the public to continue following health and safety protocols including the wearing of face masks and social distancing.