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PH receives over 1 million AstraZeneca COVID vaccine doses from Japan

/ 01:53 PM October 30, 2021
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MANILA, Philippines — Over one million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine donated by Japan arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) on Saturday.

The 1,065,600 vaccine doses will augment the over 100 million doses already delivered to the country.

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A total of 58 million COVID-19 vaccine shots have so far been administered as of October 28.

More than 26.8 million Filipinos are now fully vaccinated while 31 million have already received their first dose.

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Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said the government aims to administer 1.5 million doses per day in the fourth quarter of the year.

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