By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga
La Carlota City is still the top performing local government unit (LGU) in Negros Occidental for COVID-19 vaccination based on the latest data released by the provincial government.
Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz said as of yesterday, 50.34 percent or 23,721 individuals in La Carlota City had already received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The city has already fully vaccinated at least 35.43 percent of the population which is around 16,698 individuals, while 7,023 are currently awaiting their second dose.
Silay City came in second place with 37,636 individuals or 40.57 percent of the target population having already received the first dose, while 31,900 are now fully-vaccinated against COVID-19.
Following Silay City is the town of Pulupandan wherein 7,997 individuals have already received the jab once, while 6,541 individuals are already fully-vaccinated.
Meanwhile, the lowest performing LGU in Negros Occidental’s COVID-19 vaccination drive is the town of Hinigaran with only 9,661 of the 89,387 target population already receiving at least one dose.
Around 5,678 individuals or 9.07 percent of the target population are already fully vaccinated./DGB, WDJ