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239,706 Las Piñas residents receive vaccines

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Las Piñas City government has administered 239,706 vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from the total 450,000 target population, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.

Mayor Imelda Aguilar said the city government inoculated a total of 239,706 persons belonging to the A1 (health care workers), A2 (senior citizens), A3 (adult with comorbidities), A4 (economic frontliner) and A5 (indigent sector) categories.

The City Health Office (CHO) reported on July 3 that 195,893 residents or 30.76 percent of Las Pinas population and about 43.82 percent from the 70 percent target population already received their first dose of vaccines.

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Aguilar said about 43,813 residents or 6.86 percent of Las Pinas population were fully vaccinated.

The mayor said the CHO records showed that A3 category has the highest record of vaccinated with 74,649 followed by the A4 category with 73,050.

For the A5 category, the city government vaccinated a total of 3,573, she added.

The mayor then continue to call residents belonging to the A5 category to register and avail the city’s vaccination program, “Ligtas na Las Pinero, Lahat Bakunado.” The city government has already 18 vaccination sites and two more additional sites located at Barangays Manuyo and Talon 5 to accommodate the growing number of residents who wants to be vaccinated.

She said the city is committed to achieve the targeted 446,000 residents to be vaccinated out of more than 600,000 population.

The conduct of massive vaccination by the city was lauded by Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary for Mindanao Affairs and Special Concerns Marjorie Jalosjos during a monitoring and called it “properly managed”.


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