More than 63 million Filipinos now fully vaccinated – Galvez
MANILA, Philippines — A total of 63,092,684 Filipinos have so far been vaccinated against COVID-19, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., the national vaccine manager, said on Monday, during the weekly taped “Talk to the People” briefing with President Rodrigo Duterte.
That means the total vaccine doses administered were 135,479,183.
According to Galvez, the government has enough vaccine doses in stock – 90 million in all.
However, he said that there were still around 3 million senior citizens and 3 million children aged 5 to 17 who were still unvaccinated.
“So that’s what we’re focusing on now,” Galvez said in Filipino. “We’re collaborating with different agencies and the private sector to increase our vaccination program and expand our Alert Level 1 and our face-to-face schooling.”
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