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MMDA sees 90% of NCR’s eligible population fully vaccinated vs COVID-19 by December 26

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 11:57 AM September 27, 2021
More than 11.3 million Filipinos have so far completed already the two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday.

MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos visited vaccination sites in some parts of Metro Manila to ensure an orderly process amid the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine. (FILE PHOTO from the MMDA)

MANILA, Philippines — Close to 9 million residents or 90 percent of Metro Manila’s eligible population are expected to complete their COVID-19 vaccination by December, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Benhur Abalos said Monday.

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As of September 26, 2021, Abalos said 7,119,728 individuals or 72.65 percent of the region’s 9.8 million eligible population have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

“Ang tantsa namin, by October 26, magiging 8 million na ang two doses ng Metro Manila which is about 82 percent. Once we reach December 26, it will be 90 percent,” Abalos said in a televised briefing.

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(Our estimate is that by October 26, 8 million will be fully vaccinated, which is about 82 percent. By December 26, it will be 90 percent.)

Data presented by Abalos showed that 8,065,415 are expected to be fully vaccinated in Metro Manila by October 26 while 8,906,310 will be fully vaccinated by December 26.

“Tingin namin, itong pagbabakuna ay ang malaking bagay na naka-avoid ng critical, severe at death. Malaking factor ito,” Abalos said.

(We think that our vaccinations have played a huge part in avoiding critical and severe cases, and death. It’s a big factor.)

Nationwide, over 19 million are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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