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No forcing of Sinovac vaccine for Cebu City residents

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents will not be forced to be inoculated with the China-made Sinovac vaccine. This was the assurance of Mayor Edgardo Labella who said that although vaccines will be allotted for the city as promised by vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez, Jr., the residents cannot be forced to be inoculated […] The post No forcing of Sinovac vaccine for Cebu City residents appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJan 13th, 2021

More seniors get vaccinated in Mandaue City

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Another 320 senior citizens here received their first dose of Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine as the city government resumed this Tuesday, May 4, 2021, the vaccination for its elderly residents. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, chairman of the city’s COVID-19 vaccine board said 320 seniors and 10 medical frontliners were vaccinated today. […] The post More seniors get vaccinated in Mandaue City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Cebu City has over 100 vaccinators ready for mass vaccination

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has over 100 vaccinators ready for deployment for the planned mass Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination for city residents in the coming months. The arrival of the Sinovac vaccines on March 2, 2021, has encouraged the city government to prepare for the arrival of more vaccine allocations of Sinovac […] The post Cebu City has over 100 vaccinators ready for mass vaccination appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

105K Cebu City residents registered in vaccine program, 20K vaccinated

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More Cebu City residents have expressed their desire to get vaccinated through registering in the Pabakuna.com site of the city government. In the latest count of the Vaccination Operations Center (VOC), at least 105,716 residents have signed up for the vaccination program. At least 20,041 have already gotten their first dose […] The post 105K Cebu City residents registered in vaccine program, 20K vaccinated appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021

Vaccine rollout for senior citizens to resume on May 3

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccine rollout for senior citizens in Cebu City will resume on Monday, May 3, 2021.  Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella confirmed that nearly 10,000 Sinovac vaccines had been allocated to the city from the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7).  The DOH-7 received over 56,000 vaccines on April 30, […] The post Vaccine rollout for senior citizens to resume on May 3 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2021

Seniors vaccination in Mandaue smooth and orderly

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Nearly 300 senior citizens here were inoculated with the Sinovac vaccine on the city’s first day of vaccination of senior citizens on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad said that 299 seniors from his barangay were vaccinated today. Manatad said there was no reported senior having experienced serious […] The post Seniors vaccination in Mandaue smooth and orderly appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2021

CV gets 44K additional Sinovac vaccines, may start roll-out for seniors

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has announced that the region is getting an additional 44,400 allocations of the Sinovac vaccine. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, the chief pathologist of DOH-7, said in the daily briefer for April 14, 2021, that the additional doses have arrived today and will be […] The post CV gets 44K additional Sinovac vaccines, may start roll-out for seniors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

7,200 doses of Sinovac vaccines arrive in Region 7

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, received another shipment of COVID-19 vaccines. Twelve boxes of CoronaVac containing a total of 7,200 doses arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) at 7:40 a.m. This batch of CoronaVac, the COVID-19 vaccine brand manufactured by China’s Sinovac Biotech, is Central Visayas’ share […] The post 7,200 doses of Sinovac vaccines arrive in Region 7 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

NCR Plus , Cebu, Davao to get most of 400,000 Sinovac COVID-19 jabs

Medical frontliners in Metro Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, Bulacan, Cebu City and Davao City will benefit from the additional 400,000 doses of CoronaVac, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese drugmaker Sinovac Biotech......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

40 PNP medical frontliners receive Sinovac jabs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 40 Philippine National Police (PNP) medical frontliners in Central Visayas received Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine around 3 p.m., today, March 16 at the Regional Health Service (RHS-7) office in Camp Sotero Cabahug, Gorordo Avenue in Cebu City. RHS chief Police Lieutenant Colonel Marilou Aboloc is the first policewoman to be […] The post 40 PNP medical frontliners receive Sinovac jabs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 16th, 2021

COVID Vaccine Watch: 12k healthcare workers in Region 7 receive Sinovac

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 12,766 healthcare workers in Central Visayas already received the first dose of CoronaVac as of March 13, 2021, or more than a week since the rollout began, the regional health office reported. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) on Monday, March 15 announced they recorded a […] The post COVID Vaccine Watch: 12k healthcare workers in Region 7 receive Sinovac appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2021

Mandaue City District Hospital receives 150 doses of Sinovac vaccine

Kyle Lajot, Pharmacist III of DOH-7 shows the proper way of retrieving the Sinovac vaccine from the cold storage and how to put it inside the designated containers during the vaccination process. | CDN Digital photo by Mary Rose Sagarino MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Some 150 doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine from the Department of […] The post Mandaue City District Hospital receives 150 doses of Sinovac vaccine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2021

Vaccination drive in Lapu hospital starts

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Allegiant Regional Care (ARC) Hospital in Barangay Agus here started its vaccination drive against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Dr. Alex Alegrado, medical director of ARC Hospital, said that out of over 300 employees, 264 of them have already given their consent to receive the Sinovac vaccine. […] The post Vaccination drive in Lapu hospital starts appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2021

CCMC health workers next to be vaccinated

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) workers will be prioritized when the second batch of vaccines, which most likely will be of the brand, AstraZeneca, arrives. Labella said that some doses of Sinovac, the currently available vaccine in Cebu, may reach the CCMC as promised by the DOH-7, but this depends on […] The post CCMC health workers next to be vaccinated appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

60K vaccine doses for Region 7’s healthcare workers

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas would need around 60,000 doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines to vaccinate all of the healthcare workers in the region. But so far, only 24,680 vials of CoronaVac, the COVID-19 vaccine brand from China’s Sinovac, have been delivered here. Central Visayas kicked off its initial COVID-19 inoculation program […] The post 60K vaccine doses for Region 7’s healthcare workers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Bohol receives over 2,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses

TAGBILARAN CITY- Hope finally arrives in Bohol following the delivery of over 2,000 doses of CoronaVac, Sinovac of China’s COVID-19 vaccine Saturday morning. The 2,860 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are enough for the staff and employees of Governor Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital (GCGMH), said its medical chief, Dr. Mutya Kismet Tirol-Macuno. The biggest government […] The post Bohol receives over 2,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Cebu Vaccination Starts Today

The vaccination program against COVID-19 in Cebu will start today, according to IATF-Visayas Chief Implementor Melquiades Feliciano. The Sinovac vaccine from China arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) on Tuesday, March 2. 14,000 doses of vaccine is intended for health workers and frontliners. In Cebu City, the local government is planning to purchase […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

DOH-7 denies mayor injected with actual Sinovac during Lapu’s vaccine simex

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City on Wednesday, March 3, successfully conducted its simulation exercise for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine rollout. The activity, which spanned up to an hour, was led by Mayor Junard ‘Ahong’ Chan and under the supervision of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7). And both the city […] The post DOH-7 denies mayor injected with actual Sinovac during Lapu’s vaccine simex appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Cebu, Davao receive 9,000 Sinovac doses

Cebu City and Davao City received Tuesday thousands of doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine as the government ramped up its vaccination drive against the coronavirus disease......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

5.6 million eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Region 7

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Health officials in Central Visayas on Monday, March 1, 2021, confirmed that China’s Sinovac will be the first batch of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines to arrive in Cebu. Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit head (RESU-7) Dr. Juanito Zuasola Jr. and Department of Health spokesperson (DOH-7) Dr. Mary Jean Loreche announced in […] The post 5.6 million eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Region 7 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

PH receives first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from China

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines received its first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines on Sunday, with the arrival of 600,000 doses of the vaccine made by China-based drugmaker Sinovac Biotech. The military aircraft from China carrying the Sinovac vaccine doses donated by the government of China touched down at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City […] The post PH receives first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from China appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021