Muntinlupa fully vaccinated individuals now stand at 371,000; booster injections at 14,000 – Manila Bulletin
The number of people fully vaccinated in Muntinlupa has reached over 371,000 and the city government has started administering boosters on the new shortened interval schedule.
Based on the latest data from the City Health Office (CHO) of the city government of Muntinlupa, as of December 22, a total of 371,180 people had been fully vaccinated, or 97 percent of the target population of 383,021.
By barangay vaccination rate, Buli has 10,416 people who are now fully vaccinated, or 148 percent of the target population of 7,055.
Alabang comes next with 55,110 people fully vaccinated (114% of target); Tunasan, 43,383 (109%); Ayala Alabang, 16,493 (101%); Cupang, 42,885 (97%); Putatan, 60,397 (89%); Bayanan, 24,570 (88%); Poblacion, 65,582 (75%); and Sucat (32,783 (75%). Another 19,061 people were fully immunized.
A total of 14,397 people also received their booster injections in Muntinlupa.
The Muntinlupa COVID-19 vaccination program (MunCoVac) has also announced the administration of boosters based on new guidelines from the Department of Health (DOH).
The DOH announced on December 21 that the interval for booster injections for adults was reduced to three months from six following the change in the emergency use authorization (EUA) for COVID-19 recalls.
He said that “all adults (aged 18 and over) are now eligible to receive a single dose booster of the COVID-19 vaccine at least three months after the second dose of the AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer, Sinovac or Sputnik vaccine. , or at least two months after Janssen from December 22, 2021. Booster shots have not been approved for 12 to 17 year olds.
The Philippines has recorded three cases of the highly transmissible variant Omicron, all of which have arrived in the country.
SUBSCRIBE TO THE DAILY NEWSLETTER
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER