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