PH receives largest Sputnik V shipment, over 200k Pfizer shots

Some 207,090 more doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine also arrived Saturday.

10/16/2021 4:33:00 PM

Some 207,090 more doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine also arrived Saturday.

Some 207,090 more doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine also arrived Saturday - the third batch of the US-made coronavirus shots procured by the government.

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 16) –The country welcomed the largest shipment of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines delivered so far, and another batch of Pfizer doses.A total of 720,000 doses of the Russia-made vaccine arrived Saturday at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City.

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Inter-Agency Task Force special adviser Dr. Ted Herbosa said there are now over 1.3 million Sputnik V vaccines delivered to the country.With the arrival of the fresh Sputnik V shots, the country has now breached the 92 million mark in total COVID-19 vaccine deliveries since inoculations started in March, according to Herbosa.

Meanwhile, some 207,090 more doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine also arrived Saturday night.This is the third batch of Pfizer shots procured by the national government after an initial 862,290 doses arrived Thursday, and a shipment of 1,068,210 shots Friday. headtopics.com

Herbosa said the newly arrived Pfizer doses will be used for the vaccination of minors aged 12 to 17 with comorbidities.Cebu and Davao also received fresh supplies of the US-made vaccines, he added. Read more: CNN Philippines »

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