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Manila to launch vaccination sites open 24/7; LGU calls for volunteers

/ 02:50 PM August 02, 2021
The Manila City government on Monday said a vaccination site that will be open 24/7 will be launched in the city in the coming weeks.

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno. FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — The Manila City government on Monday said vaccination sites that will be open 24/7 will be launched in the city in the coming weeks.

Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said the local government is still waiting for volunteers and additional vaccines before the 24/7 rollout.

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“Waiting for night shift volunteers and the vaccine will take advantage of ECQ (enhanced community quaranitine) status in the coming days,” Domagoso told reporters in a message thread.

The local government is looking for the following volunteers:

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The local government said the service is pro bono but food provision will be supplied.

Domagoso said that as of Monday, a total of 2,923 volunteers applied via text, while 110 Sanggunian Kabataan (SK) officials have also shown a willingness to volunteer.

Volunteers could contact 0995-106-9524 (Globe) at 0960-604-0771 (Smart) for further questions.

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Posted by Manila Public Information Office on Monday, August 2, 2021

According to the local government’s latest available data, Manila has administered 1,368,389 vaccines, while 584,436 are fully vaccinated.

As of Monday, Manila has a total of 69,088 cases, including 697 active cases, 67,094 recoveries and 1,297 deaths.

Metro Manila mayors have requested additional vaccines during ECQ, as they vow to administer 250,000 vaccines daily within the two-week ECQ period, according to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority.

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