MANILA, Philippines — A complete of 1,233,300 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine have been delivered to the Philippines on Thursday.
The vaccines arrived by way of a China Airways flight on the Ninoy Aquino Worldwide Airport Terminal 1 at round 9:30 a.m., as proven on a livestream by state-run PTV.
Of the 1.2 million Moderna doses, the Nationwide Process Power in opposition to COVID-19 mentioned 863,800 doses have been procured by the nationwide authorities.
The remaining 369,600 doses have been purchased by the Worldwide Container Terminal Companies Inc. (ICTSI) basis by way of a tripartite settlement with the federal government.
The cargo brings the full COVID-19 vaccine doses delivered to the nation at over 71 million.
By end-October, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. mentioned the nation’s COVID-19 vaccine provide is anticipated to succeed in over 100 million doses.
In the meantime, the Philippines has fully vaccinated more than 20.3 million persons in opposition to COVID-19.
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