San Juan City eyeing to vaccinate 4,000 residents daily by June
MANILA, Philippines — San Juan City is eyeing to vaccinate up to 4,000 individuals per day by June as it taps a shopping center as an additional inoculation site, Mayor Francis Zamora said Monday.
Zamora said the city is currently administering 1,800 doses per day in its inoculation site at Filoil Flying V Center.
“Iyan po ay lalaki pa dahil po simula Hunyo ay magbubukas na rin ho kami sa Greenhills Shopping Center bilang paghahanda na rin ‘yan sa ating A4 na karamihan sa ating economic frontliners ay dito po nagtatrabaho sa Greenhills Shopping Center,” the mayor said in an interview on ABS-CBN’s Teleradyo.
(That will increase because starting June we will open a vaccination site at the Greenhills Shopping Center in preparation of the vaccination of those in the A4 category since many of our economic frontliners work at the Greenhills Shopping Center.)
“Magbubukas na ho ang A4 o yung economic frontliners plus yung A5 yung ating indigent population. I know we can already vaccinate at that point around 3,000 to 4,000 a day,” he added.
So far, around 23,000 residents have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or 26 percent of the city’s target population, Zamora said.
He added that the supply of vaccines being delivered to the city has been enough so far.
He said San Juan City received 11,700 doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 jab, 12,000 doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine as well as 10,000 doses of the anti-COVID shot developed by China’s Sinovac two weeks ago.
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