PH receives US donation of 3.4 million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses | Inquirer News
Close  

PH receives US donation of 3.4 million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses

/ 10:49 PM February 10, 2022

pfizer covid-19 vaccine donation via covax

(Photo courtesy of NTF COVID-19)

 

MANILA, Philippines — Over 3.4 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, donated by the United States, arrived in the country on Thursday.

ADVERTISEMENT

The National Task Force Against COVID-19 said that the donation of 3,436,290 doses was coursed through the Covax Facility.

The donation arrived via  a Silkway West flight at around 9 p.m. at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

FEATURED STORIES

The second batch of 780,000 COVID-19 vaccines for children aged five to 11 were also delivered Thursday evening.

With these shipments, the country has now received 222,449,820 vaccine doses since deliveries commenced in February 2021.

Acting presidential spokesperson and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Tuesday reported that of the delivered doses, 129,125,464 have already been administered.

He added that 60.1 million of the 77-million target population are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

The government kicked off on Thursday the third national vaccination drive which will be conducted until Friday with the target of administering six million COVID-19 vaccine doses.

The government is targeting to fully immunize 90 million individuals by the end of June.

gsg

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.

For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .

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: COVID-19, donation, Pfizer, United States, vaccine
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.