Over 1 million procured AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive in PH | Inquirer News

Over 1 million procured AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive in PH

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 10:57 AM July 16, 2021
AstraZeneca PH

FILE PHOTO: A health worker shows a vial of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine against the coronavirus disease.(REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha)

MANILA, Philippines — More than 1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca arrived in the Philippines on Friday morning.

According to the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), the flight carrying a total of 1,150,800 AstraZeneca vaccine doses landed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport at 10:10 a.m.


The doses were procured by local government units and the private sector, the National Task Force against COVID-19 earlier said.

The latest shipment brings the total number of AstraZeneca vaccine doses delivered to the Philippines close to 7 million, including the over 4 million doses from the COVAX facility and the 1 million doses donated by the government of Japan.


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