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1 M more doses of Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine arrive in PH

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 07:51 AM June 10, 2021
Sinovac vaccines arrival june 10, 2021

The latest batch of one million doses of Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine arrive via a Cebu Pacific flight at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday, June 10, 2021. (Photo courtesy of National Task Force against COVID-19)

MANILA, Philippines — One million more doses of Sinovac’s CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine CoronaVac arrived in the Philippines on Thursday.

The new shipment arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport around 7:30 a.m., the National Task Force against COVID-19 said.

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This is the second batch of government-procured CoronaVac vaccine that arrived this month.

On June 8, one million doses were also delivered to the country.

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Vaccine czar Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr. has said the Philippines expects a total of 5.5 million doses of CoronaVac in June alone.

The Philippines is likewise expecting on Thursday the delivery 2.2 million doses of the US-made Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from the World Health Organization-led COVAX facility.

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