PH takes delivery of 1 million more Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses

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FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Pfizer logo in this illustration taken, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

MANILA, Philippines — Some one million more government-procured Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses arrived in the Philippines on Thursday night.

The National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 said the Air Hong Kong flight LD456 that carried the 1,082,250 Pfizer vaccine doses, arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 around 8 p.m.

On Wednesday, the Philippines received 1,078,740 doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.

The NTF said more deliveries of Pfizer vaccine doses procured by the government, are scheduled next week.

As of November 30, a total of 142,692,770 COVID-19 vaccines have arrived in the country since February.

Based on data from the National Vaccination Operations Center on November 29, some 36 million individuals are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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