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11% of Olongapo population completes COVID-19 vaccine


A health worker from the city of Olongapo administers a COVID-19 vaccine to an eligible priority-list resident during his recent mass vaccination deployment to the SMX Convention Center in SM Olongapo Central (Photo courtesy of the center of Olongapo Town Information)

OLONGAPO CITY — The local government in that city announced on Monday, August 9, that it had administered full doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 11% of its total eligible population.

The latest data released by the city’s information center shows that 20,154 residents on priority lists have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Among them are 7,800 recipients of the Janssen single injection vaccine from Johnson & Johnson.

The city administered 37,234 COVID-19 vaccines, including the first doses of Sinovac and AstraZeneca.

The city continues to vaccinate people belonging to A2 (elderly) and A3 (adults with co-morbidities).

Olongapo aims to vaccinate 182,000 or 70% of its 260,000 inhabitants to achieve collective immunity against COVID-19.


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