MANILA – According to the National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19 on Monday, a total of 11,708,029 people have been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the Philippines.
As of July 4, the latest NTF data presents a number of 8,839,124 people have received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccination, while 2,868,905 have finished their two doses.
The government has reached a record high of 1,778,989 doses administered in the last 18 weeks of the national vaccination campaign.
In the last seven days, the average daily immunization rate was 254,141 doses, with 1,197 average number of active reporting vaccination locations.
According to the NTF, 1,714,313 health care professionals have already received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, while 1,156,220 have been fully vaccinated.
The initial dose was given to 2,524,204 senior citizens under the A2 priority group, 2,993,197 people with comorbidity (A3), 1,350,979 people in the essential sector (A4), and 256,431 indigents (A5).
On the other hand, 788,630 A2, 897,719 A3, 26,109 A4, and 227 A5 have now received their full vaccination against the disease.
Other eligible people in priority categories A1 to A5 were encouraged to register for the Covid-19 vaccination campaign by the government.
Those who have already received their dose are urged to finish the prescribed number of doses on time.
The public is also advised to maintain minimum public health standards, as infection transmission is still possible regardless of vaccination status.