NorMin receives 28,800 vials of Sinovac vaccines

LAGUINDINGAN, Misamis Oriental, May 20 (PIA)--A total of 28,800 vials of CoronaVac (Sinovac) vaccines arrived Tuesday, May 18, at Laguindingan Airport here.

The vials are set to be utilized for the remaining A1 prioritization group and A2 group for the senior citizens. 

Department of Health (DOH)-10 Local Health Support Division chief, Dr. David Mendoza, said the vaccines would be distributed to the various local government units (LGUs) based on the mathematical model to assure the equitable distribution among LGUs in the region.

Mendoza urged the LGUs to start the vaccination as soon as they got the vaccines.

Currently, the vaccination rollout for the A1 population is at 79 percent and the A2 population is at 9 percent. (JAKA/PIA10)

Source: Philippines Information Agency (

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