The Philippines has administered 112.745 million doses of coronavirus vaccines nationwide, including second doses for 52.109 million Filipinos.
The National Covid-19 dashboard on Saturday also showed that among the fully vaccinated, 3.082 million already received booster doses as added protection against Covid-19.
On Friday, the country also received this year’s first shipment of the Covid-19 vaccine – 150,540 doses of Moderna vaccine that completed government procured 13 million doses.
Overall, 210.784 million doses, both donated and purchased, have been delivered since February 2021.
Dr. Ted Herbosa, medical adviser of the National Task Force Against Covid-19, welcomed 2022’s initial shipment and urged those who are still unvaccinated to get their primary doses and the fully jabbed to avail of booster shots.
On Sunday, 2.704 million doses of United-States donated Pfizer jabs will arrive at 2 p.m. while the lower-dosed vaccines meant for the pediatric population aged 5 to 11 are scheduled to be delivered middle of this month.