3rd batch of Sinovac vaccines arrive in Bohol

The third batch of the China-made CoronaVac vaccines arrived in Bohol on March 20 at the Tubigon Port from DOH-7 in Cebu City. (Photo credit: Dr. Anthony Damalerio/PDRRMO)

TAGBILARAN CITY, March 22 (PIA) -- Some 30,000 doses of the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Bohol on March 20, 2021.

This is the third batch of the China-made CoronaVac vaccines received by the province and are part of the COVID-19 jabs intended for healthcare workers in Bohol.

Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) Chief Anthony Damalerio on his Facebook post announced that the third batch of vaccines for Bohol arrived at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Tubigon Port via FastCat Ferry from the Department of Health (DOH-7) in Cebu City.

They received the items in behalf of Gov. Arthur Yap.

On March 14, the second batch of vaccines - about 5,140 doses of AstraZeneca and 1,340 doses of CoronaVac - arrived in Bohol, paving the way for a more widespread vaccination of healthcare workers in the province.

The first vaccination rollout in the province was on March 6 with 2,860 vials of CoronaVac inoculated to healthcare workers at Gov. Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital, the province’s only level three COVID-19 referral health facility. (ecb/PIA7-Bohol)


Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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