Nearly half of Muntinlupa’s target population now fully vaccinated

The Muntinlupa City government achieved two milestones in its COVID-19 vaccination program as nearly half of the target population is now fully vaccinated.

According to the Muntinlupa City COVID-19 Vaccination Program (MunCoVac), as of Sept. 8, 192,360 individuals have been fully vaccinated, or 49.9 percent of the target population of 385,725.

Vaccination at Veco Paper Corporation in Cupang, Muntinlupa (MunCoVac)

A total of 319,963 individuals have received their first dose, or 83 percent of the target population. The tally includes 11,404 individuals who were vaccinated in Muntinlupa’s private companies.

The Muntinlupa vaccination program reached another milestone when it breached the 500,000 mark for total vaccines administered.

According to MunCoVac, 507,964 vaccine doses have already been administered as of Sept. 8 since the city started its vaccination program in March.

“Please make your vaccination schedule a priority. We are doing our best to schedule you daily and at the soonest possible time as we monitor and wait for vaccine deliveries,” according to MunCoVac.

MunCoVac resumed vaccination on Thursday after suspending it on Wednesday due to severe tropical storm “Jolina.”

It also announced that it will resume the administration of second dose using the Sinovac Life Sciences’ CoronaVac after a new supply of the vaccine arrived in Muntinlupa on Sept. 7.

An Aug. 28 breakdown of vaccinated individuals in Muntinlupa showed 40 percent were A4 (essential workers), 22 percent were A3 (persons with comorbidities), 20 percent were A5 (indigent population), 13 percent were A2 (senior citizens), and 5 percent were A1 (healthcare workers).