PH expects delivery of 13.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in July – Galvez
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:
- 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.
More than 2.5 million individuals were already fully vaccinated — that is, they have received two doses.
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