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1.5 million more doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine delivered to PH

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 08:30 AM July 22, 2021
1.5 million more doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine delivered to PH

FILE PHOTO: China-made COVID-19 jab CoronaVac of Sinovac Biotech.

MANILA, Philippines — Another 1.5 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by  Sinovac were delivered to the Philippines on Thursday.

The Cebu Pacific plane carrying the latest batch of China-made CoronaVac arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport around 8 a.m, the National Task Force against COVID-19 (NTF) confirmed.

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This brings to 16 million the total number of Sinovac vaccines delivered to the country so far.

The NTF said another 1 million doses of CoronaVac are expected to arrive on Friday, July 23.

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Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. has said the Philippines’ current vaccine supply can last until the middle of August.

The Philippines has fully vaccinated at least 5 million individuals against COVID-19 as of July 20.

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