Around 400,000 gov’t-procured COVID-19 vaccines arrive in PH | Inquirer News

Around 400,000 gov’t-procured COVID-19 vaccines arrive in PH

/ 09:39 PM February 02, 2022

MANILA, Philippines — Around 400,000 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses arrived in the country Wednesday, the National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 said.

The NTF said that the 455,130 Pfizer vaccine doses were procured by the government through a loan from the World Bank.

The anti-COVID shots were transported by Air Hong Kong flight LD456 which landed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 around 9:00 p.m.

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As of January 26, the country has received 216,543,270 various COVID-19 vaccine doses since deliveries started February last year.

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Of the total vaccines that arrived, 127,163,606 were already administered as of February 1.

To date, 59.1 million individuals are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the country, Department of Health data showed.

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