Tag Archives: covid19 vaccine

Updates on Sinovac Vaccination Program

    On March 1, 2021, the Philippines began its long-delayed coronavirus vaccination program, one day after receiving the first batch of free vaccines from China. Health-care professionals, police officers, and military personnel were among the first to receive the Sinovac vaccine, leading President Rodrigo Duterte to express his gratitude.   The vaccine has been approved […]

Pasig City Ordered 400,000 Doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

    Mayor Vico Sotto said the local government of Pasig City has ordered 400,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine on Sunday.   According to Sotto, many of the LGUs signed a tripartite agreement with the British Pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca and the national government for the advance purchase of the Novel Coronavirus-19 vaccine worth P100 […]

President Duterte’s Talk to the Nation | December 16th

    President Rodrigo Duterte had a national address last night of December 16, 2020, about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.   On his late-night talk, Duterte advised the Filipino people to follow strict rules this Christmas season. He pleaded to obey health and safety protocols to avoid the Corona Virus transmission especially now that the […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Status for the Philippines

    The inoculation of the COVID-19 vaccine in the Philippines may start around March or April 2021 according to the Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III. He said on Monday that the best-case scenario would be next year as per some analysis headed by Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr.    “We’ve done some […]

COVID-19 Updates in the Philippines

  The Philippines has now a total of 410,000 COVID-19 confirmed cases, 7,839 number of deaths, and 374,000 recoveries.   Newly appointed Vaccine czar and National Task Force Chief Implementer Carlito Galvez said that the COVID-19 vaccine will most likely arrive in the Philippines by the end of 2021 or in early 2022. He mentioned […]

Status of the Covid-19 Cases in the Philippines

    As of today, the Philippines has approximately 362,000 COVID-19 confirmed cases; 312,000 number of recoveries; and 6,747 deaths.   The largest increase in new cases is from NCR. Half of them or 50% reported were from the National Capital Region, followed by CALABARZON (18%), Central Visayas (6.4%), and Central Luzon (5.5%). Out of […]