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PH expects delivery of 13.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in July – Galvez

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 02:01 AM June 29, 2021
Vials with Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine labels are seen in this illustration picture taken March 19, 2021

Vials with Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine labels are seen in this illustration picture taken on March 19, 2021. (File photo from REUTERS)

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is expecting to receive 13.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines in July, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr, the country’s vaccine manager, said on Monday during the taped weekly Palace briefing on the COVID-19 situation with President Rodrigo Duterte.

Following are the vaccine deliveries expected:

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  • 5.5 million doses of Sinovac
  • 1,170,000 doses of AstraZeneca arriving between July 5 to 12
  • 250,800 doses of Moderna arriving on July 12
  • 500,000 doses of Pfizer arriving on July 12
  • 4 million doses from COVAX
  • 800,000 to 1 million doses from the US government
  • 1.1 million doses donated by the Japanese government

Galvez said the doses donated by the US government would likely be the single-dose vaccine from  Johnson & Johnson,.

According to the Department of Health, over 10 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered as of June 27.

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More than 2.5 million individuals were already fully vaccinated — that is, they have received two doses.

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