Davao City vaccinates 1M with first dose

The Davao City Vaccination Cluster announced on Monday that the city has already vaccinated 1,010,811 with the first dose of anti-Covid-19 vaccines.

With that, Davao City is closing in on the 1.2 million target herd immunity for the first doses before the end of 2021.

Based on the report of the Davao City Vaccination Cluster as of November 19, 2021, there were a total of 1,010,811 vaccines administered for the first dose and 908,101 for the second dose.

“Are we confident? Dili lang ta mu-promise that we are fully confident pero paningkamutan sa city government na ma-hit ang target nga 100 percent herd immunity in Davao City,” said Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Monday during the Special Hour with Mayor Inday Sara Duterte via Davao City Disaster Radio(DCDR).

Mayor Sara said the National Vaccination Days in the Philippines slated on November 29, 2021, to December 1, 2021, will help the city achieve herd immunity.

The three-day event called “Bayanihan, Bakunahan” or simultaneous vaccination drive against Covid-19 aims to administer five million Covid-19 jabs per day.

“Sa karon naa ta sa 1,010,811 first doses ang balanse ana sa atoang number sa herd immunity mao na ang target pero dili lang na sa “Bayanihan” na target but every day that is the target,” the mayor said.

Meanwhile, the Davao City Vaccination Cluster also reported as of November 19, 2021, for Priority A1 (health care workers), there were a total of 62,269 were vaccinated with the first dose and 57,647 for the second dose.

For Priority A2 (senior citizens), there were a total of 100,634 vaccinated with the first dose and 93,671 for the second dose.

For Priority A3 (persons with comorbidities), there were a total of 182,184 vaccinated with the first dose and 93,671 with the second dose while for the pediatric group (Priority A3), there were a total of 2,456 vaccinated with the first dose and 70 for the second dose.

For Priority A4 (essential workers), there were a total of 493,711 vaccinated with the first dose and 500,120 for the second dose.

For the Priority A5 (poor population), there were a total of 118,298 vaccinated with the first dose and 91,733 with the second dose while there was a total of 14,210 vaccinated with the first dose of the rest of the adult population and 1,024 for the second dose.

There was a total of 37,049 vaccinated with the first dose and zero for the second dose of the rest of the pediatric population.

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