Articles worth reading

Muntinlupa News

Over 7,000 Muntinlupa residents receive jabs on 1st day of Nat’l Vaccination Days 

account_balanceMuntinlupa chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

The local government of Muntinlupa has reached its daily target for the first day of the “Bayanihan Bakunahan” National COVID-19 Vaccination Days campaign recording more than 7,000 residents to have been inoculated last November 29.

According to Muntinlupa City Health Office (CHO), at least 7,287 individuals were vaccinated in the local major and satellite vaccination sites. Of the total, 4,334 individuals are from the adult population, 2,879 are from the pediatric “well-child” population (12-17 years old), while 74 are pediatric A3 (with co-morbidities).

Recently, National Immunization Program Coordinator for COVID-19 in Muntinlupa Dra. Maria Rochelle Abat noted that the local CHO eyes to inoculate 5,000 – 8,000 residents daily for the three-day mass vaccination campaign.

The National COVID-19 Vaccination Days campaign is launched by the Department of Health (DOH) to ramp up the COVID-19 vaccination coverage and mobilize stakeholders from every sector to support the national government’s goal of giving Filipinos a safe and healthy Christmas.

Muntinlupa has opened all major and satellite vaccinations sites from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The major sites are SM Center Muntinlupa, Ayala Malls South Park, Festival Mall, Cupang Health Center, and Sucat Covered Court, while the satellite vaccination sites are Buli Health Center, Bayanan Unit 1 Elementary School, Poblacion Health Center, Southville 3 Covered Court, and Victory Health Center. The city-run Ospital ng Muntinlupa is also open for vaccination.

Further, the local government has sent a team to Cabuyao LGU to assist in their local vaccination rollout. Other Metro Manila LGUs have also deployed teams to other cities and municipalities outside the region.

As of November 26, the Muntinlupa CoVid-19 Vaccination Program (MunCoVac) announced that 409,637 Muntinlupeños (106.2% of target) have been vaccinated with at least one dose while 340,699 (88.3% of the target) have been fully vaccinated.

Of the total number of individuals vaccinated, at least 17,521 (first dose) and 10,659 (second dose) were inoculated in Muntinlupa private companies. The city has also administered at least 2,285 booster shots for the qualified priority groups.

Meanwhile, the city also recorded a dip in active cases with only 33 cases as of November 29. Two barangays, Putatan and Cupang, have logged zero cases. By barangay, Tunasan has 1 active case, Poblacion has 12 cases, Bayanan has 1 case, Alabang has 9 cases, Ayala Alabang has 4 cases, Buli has 1 case, and Sucat has 5 cases.

To date, Muntinlupa has 27,555 confirmed cases, 26,944 recoveries, 578 reported deaths, 21 suspect cases, and 337 probable cases.

date_rangeDate Published
1 month ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

Muntinlupa apprehends quarantine violators

account_balanceMuntinlupa chrome_reader_mode1 day ago

Amid the sharp increase in new COVID-19 cases, members of the Muntinlupa City Police Station (MCPS) has apprehended more than 900 individuals this month for violating city ordinances and quarantine rules, while the City Health Office (CHO) strengthen...

Quezon City taps more contact tracers 

account_balanceQuezon City chrome_reader_mode1 week ago

The Quezon City government has hired 350 additional contact tracers amid the surge of COVID-19 cases, particularly in the National Capital Region (NCR), according to a report by GMA News. In a statement, the Quezon City government said they hir...

Paranaque to provide home care kits to Covid patients 

account_balanceParañaque chrome_reader_mode1 week ago

Paranaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez said all residents positive for COVID-19 and undergoing home quarantine will receive home care kits, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. Olivarez said relatives of positive COVID-19 patients must show p...

Photo Courtesy of George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Government offices in fire-razed Starmall Alabang transfer to other sites

account_balanceMuntinlupa chrome_reader_mode1 day ago

The national and local government’s satellite offices formerly situated in Starmall Alabang announce that they will resume operations in different locations. The National Bureau of Investigation’s (NBI) Satellite Office in Muntinlupa rel...

Let's Stay Connected Like us on our Facebook page.
×
Click on the article to continue reading
Quezon City adopts no contact apprehension system Red Cross pushes saliva test Vaccines from COVAX to arrive in Q1 Makati Shangri-La to close doors on Feb. 1 Cities in NCR to start vaccination simultaneously Mother, girlfriend of Filipino infected with UK variant also test positive Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature