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Over 700,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrive in PH

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 09:44 PM September 15, 2021
More than 700,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine procured by the national government arrived in the country on Wednesday night. 

FILE PHOTO: A vial labeled with the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine is seen in this illustration picture taken March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

MANILA, Philippines—More than 700,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine procured by the national government arrived in the country on Wednesday night.

The 650,520 doses of Pfizer carried by an Air Hongkong flight arrived past 9 p.m. at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, as shown on a livestream by state-run PTV.

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Some 51,480 doses were also delivered to Cebu at around 6:35 p.m this Wednesday.

Another 51,480 doses of Pfizer are expected to be delivered to Davao on September 16, the National Task Force against COVID-19 said.

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With the arrival of the Pfizer vaccines, the country has now so far received more than 57 million COVID-19 vaccine doses since February.

To date, over 17 million persons have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the Philippines.

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