DOH exceeds target; 10M jabbed in 5 days

THE health department said close to 10 million people were vaccinated against Covid-19 during the extended “Bayanihan, Bakunahan” National Vaccination Days from November 29 to December 3, 2021. The Department of Health said as of Saturday, December 4, 2021, a total of 9,937,827 individuals were vaccinated during the extended vaccination drive. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario […]

Central Visayas 4th in number of unvaxxed persons in PH

CENTRAL Visayas ranked fourth among the 17 regions in the Philippines with the highest number of unvaccinated individuals eligible for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccination as of Dec. 1, 2021. Data from the national Vaccines Operations Reporting System (VORS) relayed by the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) on Thursday, Dec. 2, showed that Region 7 has […]

Over 83K jabbed in Metro Cebu on Day 1 of National Vax Drive

NINE local government units in Metro Cebu combined vaccinated a total of 83,460 individuals on the first day of the three-day Bayanihan, Bakunahan: National Covid-19 Vaccination Days on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) reported. VVOC spokesperson Dr. Mary Jean Loreche said this is 95 percent of its 87,819 jabs target. […]

Over 40K persons in Metro Cebu jabbed on Day 1 of Nat’l Vax Days

MORE than 40,000 individuals in Metro Cebu received a vaccine shot against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Monday, Nov. 29, the first day of the three-day “Bayanihan, Bakunahan: National Covid-19 Vaccination Days.” As of 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, Cebu City vaccinated 9,527 individuals; Lapu-Lapu City, 7,303 individuals; Mandaue City, 322; Talisay City, 900; Naga City, […]

Ched, DOH to tap medical, nursing students for nationwide vax rollout

GRADUATING students of medical courses will soon have a chance to help in the national government’s ongoing vaccination rollout. This after the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) and the Department of Health (DOH) issued a joint memorandum circular allowing post-graduate and undergraduate medical interns; clinical clerks, and fourth-year medicine and nursing students to serve as […]