By Cherrylin Caacbay

Almost 180,000 minors aged 12 to 17 have been vaccinated against COVID-19, the Quezon City government announced on Saturday, Dec. 4.

The local government said 1,098 minors received their COVID-19 jabs in District 5 alone at San Bartolome de Novaliches Parish on Thursday, Dec.3.

Individuals aged 12 to 17 and unvaccinated adult residents are advised to their book schedule online through QC Vax Easy Plus ( or list their names in the nearest barangay health centers.

As of Dec.4, the city has logged a total of 179,875 COVID-19 cases, 546 of them are active cases. It also recorded 177,711 recoveries and 1,618 deaths.