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29 percent of Bicol inmates vaccinated vs COVID-19

By: - Correspondent / @mbjaucianINQ
/ 03:11 PM September 21, 2021

LIGAO CITY––Only 28.73 percent of the 3,125 total jail population in Bicol have been vaccinated as of Sept. 21.

Jail Officer 2 Ruth Manuel Castor, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Bicol Information officer, said Tuesday that 883 inmates had been vaccinated.

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Some 769 took the two doses of Sinovac vaccine, while 113 got the Johnson & Johnson jab.

In Tabaco City District Jail, 356 inmates were fully vaccinated.

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“Thanks to the health workers of Tabaco City Health Unit headed by Dr. Audwin Azada, our PDLs (persons deprived of liberty) got their protection against the deadly COVID-19,” said Tedler Samonte, officer in charge of the Tabaco City District Jail.

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