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On the first day of the national vaccination effort, Manila inoculates 27.6K people.
On Monday, the municipal administration of Manila gave a total of 27,600 doses of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine at the start of the three-day “Bayanihan, Bakunahan” national immunization campaign.
As of 8 p.m. Monday, the Manila Public Information Office reported that 13,873 people had received the first dose, 6,968 had received the second dose, and 6,759 had received booster or additional shots.
7,566 children aged 12 to 17 received free immunizations, with 3,635 receiving the first dosage and 3,931 receiving the second.
On Monday, the National Capital Region delivered 139,812 doses, exceeding its committed target of 89,900, according to Department of Health data.
The capital city has already surpassed its population protection goal of at least one million people.
Since March, a total of 2,834,223 vaccines have been delivered, with 1,358,828 people having been fully immunized.
“This is our second day of assisting the national government in vaccinating as many people as possible in response to President Duterte’s call. So far, everything is on track,” Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said in an ambush interview on Tuesday, as the city marked Andres Bonifacio’s 158th birthday at the Kartilya ng Katipunan shrine outside City Hall.