DUMAGUETE CITY, June 4 (PIA) -- Dumaguete City has vaccinated about 323 frontline healthcare workers (A1) to date, and started the next priority group with 737 elderly under the A2 category.
The healthcare workers received their 1st dose of Sinovac and 268 for AstraZeneca, while for 2nd dose, 254 for Sinovac and 101 for AstraZeneca.
Senior citizens who registered both online and through the forms from the barangays were already inoculated.
The vaccination for A2 will continue once additional supplies of vaccines are received by the City Health Office (CHO) from the allocation of the Department of Health (DOH) and distributed by the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO).
All senior citizens who registered for vaccination will receive a call from the CHO to confirm their scheduled and other instructions.
The Dumaguete CHO received a total of 956 vials of vaccines from IPHO in 10 batches since March 22, 2021 to June 1, 2021 based on the order of priority as prescribed by DOH.
All the vaccines received were used to inoculate residents of the city under the Priority Group A1 workers in the frontline health services and A2 Senior Citizens in two doses. (jct/PIA7 Negros Oriental with reports from CPIO)