PH fully vaccinates 54 million Filipinos

14/01/2022 5:53:00 PM

The National Task Force against COVID-19 says 54,457,863 people already received full protection against the coronavirus, which represents 70.60% of the country's target population.

The National Task Force against COVID-19 says 54,457,863 people already received full protection against the coronavirus, which represents 70.60% of the country's target population.

The National Task Force against COVID-19 says 54,457,863 people already received full protection against the coronavirus, which represents 70.60% of the country's target population.

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 14) — Two weeks after its original target, the Philippine government finally achieved its end-2021 goal of fully vaccinating 54 million people against COVID-19.The National Task Force against COVID-19 said 54,457,863 people already received full protection against the coronavirus, which represents 70.60% of the country's target population of around 77 million - which the government aims to fully immunize by the first quarter of 2022, and reach 90 million by the end of the second quarter.

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The National Task Force against COVID-19 said 54,457,863 people already received full protection against the coronavirus, which represents 70.60% of the country's target population of around 77 million - which the government aims to fully immunize by the first quarter of 2022, and reach 90 million by the end of the second quarter. "Beginning February 16, 2022, proof of full vaccination shall be made a requirement for entry of all foreign nationals allowed to enter the Philippines," acting presidential spokesperson Karlo Nograles said at a press briefing. A total of 117,383,756 vaccine doses have been administered nationwide as of Jan. Of course, these are nurses that have already been approved for moving to the US as health workers,” Romualdez said in an interview on ANC Thursday, Jan. 13. "Hindi pa po natin binubuksan ang ating bansa [We are not yet opening our country] to international tourists," he said. A 1. It was on Sept.

04 million average daily vaccination rate has also been recorded over the past three days. Nograles made the announcement a day after the Philippines recorded 34,021 new COVID-19 cases in a day, the highest since the pandemic hit the country in March 2020. Romualdez further said that the demand for health workers and nurses in the US is “very, very high” and that some nurses associations in the foreign country have sought their help in getting their visas. Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez, Jr. said this was achieved despite challenges like the ongoing surge and Typhoon Odette, which delayed vaccination in parts of the Visayas and Mindanao. So far, six regions have already fully vaccinated more than 70% of their residents: Metro Manila (109.” He also disclosed that the demand for Filipino nurses there is also high.07%), Cordillera Administrative Region (78. Among the active cases, 170,873 are tagged as mild, 5,521 have no symptoms, 2,863 are moderate, 1,464 are severe, and 295 are critical.

43%), Ilocos Region (78.17%), Cagayan Valley (74.They are so much appreciated.93%), Central Luzon (75.74%) and Calabarzon (71.92%). “We found that based on our hospital data–almost 85 percent of those admitted are not vaccinated, and almost 93 percent of those who died from COVID-19 ay hindi bakunado o kaya ay partially vaccinated lang (were not vaccinated or were only partially vaccinated),” said Vergeire in a press briefing.

Meanwhile, 4,415,333 individuals have received their booster shots or additional doses. The Philippines has received 213,655,520 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from various manufacturers - with over 96 million doses currently in stock, ready for deployment. On Friday, the country tallied another record .