PH hits nearly 230K jabs in a day; nearing to breach 4 million mark of doses administered before May ends

PASIG CITY — The Philippines recorded its highest daily vaccination rate since the National Vaccination Program was rolled out in March, as the government administered 229,769 vaccine doses on May 20, breaking its previous highest record of 120,529 jabs on May 15. (more…)

PH vaccination drive gets major boost following delivery of 2M AstraZeneca vaccines

NAIA TERMINAL 3, PASAY CITY — More Filipinos will soon get the anti-COVID jab following the arrival on Saturday, May 8, of more than 2 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from the COVAX facility. (more…)

Gov’t-private sector partnership vital in success of immunization program, vaccine security — Galvez

PASIG CITY — National Task Force against COVID 19 Chief Implementer and vaccine czar Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr underscored the importance of collaboration between the government and private sector in the implementation of the national immunization program. (more…)

First batch of Gamaleya’s Sputnik V vaccines arrive; Gov’t to reassess logistics capabilities in handling highly-sensitive vaccines

NAIA TERMINAL 3, PASAY CITY – With the arrival of 15,000 doses of Sputnik V on Saturday, May 1, the Philippines now has three brands in its vaccine supply inventory, as it fast tracks the implementation of the national immunization program. (more…)

Gov’t to deploy 1 million doses of Sinovac, prioritizes areas with surge in cases

PASAY CITY — With the arrival of another 500,000 doses of Sinovac’s CoronaVac vaccines together with the Certificate of Analysis (COA) of the earlier batch of vaccines delivered, the government has now one million doses ready for deployment across the country. (more…)

COVID-19 vaccination rollout for general public to begin by August – Galvez 

PASIG CITY — The government is optimistic it would be able to start inoculating the general population by August with the expected arrival of the bulk of its anti-COVID vaccine orders within the second and third quarter of this year. (more…)

PRRD, vaccine czar call for greater cooperation among Filipinos in addressing pandemic

MALACAÑANG PALACE, MANILA — As the government continues to carry out aggressive measures to contain the surge in coronavirus cases, one of its top COVID-19 task force officials has called on the Filipino people to continue the efforts of mitigating the impact of the disease. (more…)

PH economic recovery rests on success of vaccination program— Galvez

PASIG CITY — In its bid to save more lives, revitalize the country’s economy, and bring back a sense of normalcy in the lives of the Filipino people by 2023, the government is leaving no stone unturned to vaccinate more Filipinos at the soonest possible time. (more…)

PH receives additional 500,000 CoronaVac doses; vaccines to be deployed in high risk areas

PASAY CITY — Another 500,000 doses of Sinovac’s CoronaVac vaccines arrived in the country Thursday, April 22, the second tranche of the 1.5 million doses scheduled for delivery this month by the China-based manufacturer. (more…)

Building PH’s resilience through partnerships: Manila LGU, national gov’t to open Mega Field Hospital

LUNETA PARK, MANILA — Once the go-to place for promenaders and a major symbol of solidarity among the Filipino people, this park will soon be the site of a facility that will help heal patients stricken with COVID-19. (more…)