55.2 million Filipinos now fully vaccinated

The Philippines has administered 118,944,887 doses of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccines nationwide, with 55,195,486 Filipinos now fully vaccinated against the dreaded infection.

The latest data from the National Covid-19 vaccination dashboard released Monday also indicated 4,915,091 of the fully vaccinated have received booster or additional doses.

The country’s average vaccination rate, according to a report in the government news agency PNA, significantly increased to 797,265 doses in the last seven days, compared to around 300,000 doses during the previous weeks.

Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., the chief implementer of the National Task Force Against Covid-19, previously said the administration of primary doses remains a priority.

The unvaccinated sector is more prone to hospitalization, severe cases, and death, once infected with Covid-19, according to health authorities. Read More

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