PH breaches 54M fully vaccinated Filipinos or 70% of target population amidst Omicron surge

PASAY CITY (14 January 2022) — The Philippines has achieved another milestone in its national vaccination program, as over 54 million Filipinos or more than 70% of the country’s target population are now fully vaccinated amidst the surge in COVID-19 cases in the country.

(more…)

Gov’t to focus on vaccinating the unvaccinated; initial rollout of vaccination for 5-11 years old eyed on Feb 1-7

PASAY CITY (12 January 2022) — The National Task Force Against COVID-19 emphasized that it will continue to prioritize the inoculation of unvaccinated individuals over the administration of booster shots for those who have completed their primary doses.

(more…)

NTF committed to fulfill 2022 vaccination targets despite setbacks brought by Omicron surge; vaccination for 0 to 4 years old eyed in Q2

MALACANANG (10 January 2022) — The National Task Force Against COVID-19 reaffirmed its commitment to achieve the country’s vaccination targets for this year amidst the surge in coronavirus cases due to the Omicron variant.

(more…)

PH to sustain continued expansion of vaccine rollout; to focus on localized COVID response and long-term mitigation measures

MALACANANG (5 January 2022) — The government’s 2022 pandemic strategies will focus on sustaining its aggressive vaccination efforts while strengthening local pandemic response measures, according to National Task Force against COVID 19 Chief Implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito G. Galvez, Jr.

(more…)

NTF assures sufficient supply of vaccines despite shortening of intervals for booster shots; lays out plans for vaccination program in 2022

DAVAO CITY (22 December 2021) — The National Task Force Against COVID-19 assured Filipinos that the country has a sufficient supply of COVID-19 vaccines in response to concerns raised regarding the new policy which shortened the interval for the administration of booster shots.

(more…)

NTF urges LGUs to double up pandemic measures vs. Omicron threat; NVD in some areas postponed to focus on Odette relief efforts

TAYTAY, RIZAL (20 December 2021) — The National Task Force Against COVID-19 called on local government units across the country to further intensify their COVID-19 response and mitigation efforts in light of the entry of the Omicron variant.

(more…)

PH govt’s promise of better Christmas for all Filipinos  now within reach – Galvez

PASIG CITY (9 December 2021) — With the major milestones achieved under the country’s national vaccination program, a better Christmas for all Filipinos is now at hand this year.

(more…)

PH ranks 4th globally in COVID 19 daily jab rate as 55M Filipinos now inoculated with at least one dose

STA. ROSA, LAGUNA (2 December 2021) — The Philippines clinched the fourth spot in the global rankings of nations with the highest daily jab rate after the country administered 2,713,731 vaccine doses on November 29.

(more…)

Vaccination still best defense against Omicron variant— Galvez

 

— As nations across the globe implement stricter border control measures to prevent the entry of Omicron, a top official of the Philippines’ pandemic task force emphasized anew the need to get the COVID-19 jab.

(more…)

PH hits 2.55M jabs during first day of National Vaccination Days, more than twice than daily rate

PASAY CITY (30 November 2021) — The Philippines hit a daily record-high of 2.55 million COVID-19 jabs on Monday during the launching of the government’s three-day National Vaccination Days.

(more…)