2.7 million more Sputnik V doses to arrive in PH, Palace confirms
MANILA, Philippines — Around 2.7 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses of Sputnik V will arrive in the country Tuesday, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque announced.
Roque, also the spokesman of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases, said that the shipment would land at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
“Magandang balita po! Darating mamayang hapon ang 2.7 million doses ng Sputnik V sa NAIA,” Roque said during the Palace briefing.
(Good news! Some 2.7 million doses of Sputnik V will arrive in the country this afternoon at NAIA.)
He also recounted the latest vaccine deliveries in the country including the most recent arrival of over two million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses donated by the United States through the Covax Facility.
According to Roque, the country received more than 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses as of October 28.
With the supply, Roque encouraged the public to get vaccinated for everyone’s protection.
“Wala na pong dahilan na hindi tayo mabakunahan. Ang pagbabakuna po ay proteksyon sa ating sarili at sa ating mga mahal sa buhay,” he said.
(There is no more reason not to get inoculated. Vaccination will protect us as well as our loved ones.)
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