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360,000 doses of gov’t-procured Pfizer vaccine arrive in PH

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 09:25 PM August 25, 2021
360,000 doses of gov’t-procured Pfizer vaccine arrive in PH

FILE PHOTO: Syringe and vial are seen in front of displayed new Pfizer logo in this illustration taken, June 24, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 362,700 doses of US-made Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrived in the Philippines on Wednesday night.

The plane carrying the government-procured doses arrived at the Ninoy Aquino Internation Airport (Naia) Terminal 3 at around 8:30 p.m.

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Before this, the plane unloaded 50,310 doses in Cebu.

It will then go to Davao on Thursday to deliver 50,310 doses.

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So far, the Philippines has received over 48.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, either donated or procured by the government and the private sector.

So far, over 13 million Filipinos are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, while 17.4 million have at least received their first dose.

All in all, the Philippines has already administered 30.6 million doses.

READ: COVID-19 vaccinations now over 30 million – Galvez

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