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Palace: Over 7.8 million Filipinos fully vaccinated vs COVID-19

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 11:30 AM July 30, 2021

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COVID-19 vaccination drive at the Makati Coliseum (Image from Facebook / MyMakati)

MANILA, Philippines — Over 7.8 million Filipinos have so far have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19,Malacañang said Friday.

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the government has administered a total of 7,835,715 COVID-19 shots as the second dose, while it has administered over 11.5 million doses as the first dose, or a total of 19.3 million doses administered in the country.

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“Inaasahan natin na maaabot natin ang target na 20 million doses administered bago matapos ang buwan ng Hulyo,” he said in a televised announcement over state-run PTV 4.

(We expect that we will reach our target of 20 million doses administered before the month of July ends.)

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Roque noted that for three consecutive days, the government was able to surpass its daily jab target of 500,000, with 646,390 shots administered on Thursday alone.

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Photos from the National Task Force against COVID-19

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