3.3 million more donated COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive from US, France | Inquirer News
Close  

3.3 million more donated COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive from US, France

/ 07:36 AM December 21, 2021
US-donated COVID-19 vaccines arrive on Monday, Dec. 20. Image courtesy of NTF COVID-19

FILE PHOTO US-donated COVID-19 vaccines arrive on Monday, Dec. 20. Image courtesy of NTF COVID-19

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Tuesday morning received 3.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses donated by the United States (US) and France.

The US and French government gave 1,623,960 doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine and 1,697,000 doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, respectively.

ADVERTISEMENT

The donations were coursed through the Covax Facility, the National Task Force Against COVID-19 said.

The 3.3 million doses were transported via Emirates flight EK334 which landed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 around 6 a.m. Tuesday.

FEATURED STORIES

On Monday, the US government sent 1.7 million COVID-19 vaccine doses. With the recent delivery, the American donation of 3.4 million shots is completed.

As of December 20, the Philippines got a total of 187,165,885 COVID-19 vaccines since deliveries began in February.

The government has so far administered 100,907,667 vaccine doses and fully immunized 43.5 million individuals against COVID-19 as of December 19.

EDV

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: AstraZeneca, coronavirus Philippines, donated vaccines, France, NTF vs COVID-19, Pfizer, United States
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.