Quezon town allots P30 million for Covid-19 vaccines
LUCENA CITY – The local government of Pagbilao in Quezon province has allotted P30 million for the procurement of Covid-19 vaccines.
Mayor Shierre Ann Portes-Palicpic announced the information on social media on Friday after a joint meeting was conducted by the local health board and local finance committee on Thursday.
“In the next few days, we will disclose the vaccination plan and strategies for our town,” the mayor said on the local government Facebook.
She did not mention the brand of the vaccine and the number of doses that the local government wants to procure.
In its 10 a.m. report, the Integrated Provincial Health Office, disclosed that Pagbilao logged a total of 388 COVID-19 cases, 367 recoveries and 13 fatalities.
The town has eight remaining active virus carriers.
The municipality, located in the province’s 1st district along the Maharlika Highway, has a population of 75,034 based on the 2015 census of population.