Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi gets first AstraZeneca jab

Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi gets his first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19 (Muntinlupa PIO)

QUEZON CITY, April 12 (PIA) -- Muntinlupa City Mayor Jaime Fresnedi has received his first jab of COVID-19 vaccine to help boost public confidence in the vaccines.

Fresnedi, who is also a senior citizen at 70 years old, has been vaccinated with the first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine together with other healthcare workers and persons with comorbidities from priority groups last April 8 at Muntinlupa National High School – Tunasan Annex, Barangay Tunasan.

The Muntinlupa City Health Office so far recorded a total of 5,333 individuals from A1 priority group (healthcare workers) who were inoculated, of which 2,383 received SinoVac and 2,950 inoculated with AstraZeneca. While 1,043 individuals received the vaccine from A3 priority group (persons with comorbidities), of which 977 were given SinoVac and 66 received AstraZeneca.

The local chief executive urged qualified residents who are members of the priority groups to avail the vaccination services of the government for them to have an added protection against the adverse effects of COVID-19.

He also encouraged the public to pre-register in the city’s COVID-19 vaccination registration through https://vaccine.muntinlupacity.gov.ph/muncovac/ and to still strictly observe health protocols such as frequent hand-washing, wearing of face masks and face shields, and physical distancing.

The city also recorded 8,483 confirmed cases with 6,724 recoveries, 1,434 active cases, 225 reported deaths, 232 suspect cases, and 632 probable cases, so far. (PIA NCR)



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

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