More COVID-19 vaccines for NegOcc, Bacolod

Posted by watchmen
September 25, 2021
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga

The province of Negros Occidental and Bacolod City received an additional shipment of COVID-19 vaccines yesterday.

More doses of COVID-19 vaccines for Negros Occidental and Bacolod City arrive at the Bacolod-Silay Airport on Friday morning, September 24, 2021. (CAAP-Bacolod PIO photo)

Based on information released by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) at the Bacolod-Silay Airport, Negros Occidental received 4,700 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine; 40,000 doses of Sinovac vaccine; and 17,550 doses of Pfizer vaccine.

Bacolod City also received its own shipment of vaccines comprising 30,600 doses of AstraZeneca; 9,800 doses of Sinovac; and 5,850 doses of Pfizer vaccines.

The vaccines were immediately claimed by the provincial and city governments and transported to their respective storage facilities.

The newly-acquired vaccines are expected to be distributed in a few days./DGB, WDJ

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