ILOILO – A total of 200,261 Ilonggos have been fully inoculated with either a two-dose or single-dose vaccine against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), data (as of Sept. 5) of the Provincial Health Office (PHO) showed.
This is 13.82 percent of the province’s target population of 1,448,757.
Here’s the breakdown of the fully vaccinated residents:
* health care workers (A1) – 33,011
* senior citizens (A2) – 39,266
* persons with comorbidities (A3) – 34,661
* uniformed personnel (A4) – 3,530
* indigent (A5) – one
* 89,792 recipients (A1-A4) of the single-dose Janssen vaccine
PHO’s data also showed that 83,616 residents received the AstraZeneca vaccine; 213,416 got Sinovac; 6,211 had Pfizer; 40,722 got Moderna; and 89,792 had Janssen.
Acting PHO head, Dr. Maria Socorro Colmenares-Quiñon, urged residents to continue following the minimum health standards even if already vaccinated.
“Mag-usar sa gyapon sang mask ang nakapabakuna kay ang bakuna naga-offer sang proteksyon sa moderate to severe diseases pero may ara man tsansa na maglatnanay,” said Quiñon.
“Kon magkadto sa mga vaccination sites, maintain ang physical distancing kag mag-usar sang alcohol. Halong gid,” she added.
As of Sept. 5, Iloilo had 25,732 total confirmed coronavirus cases – 5,938 active, 19,167 recovered and 627 deaths.
The five local government units (LGUs) with the highest total confirmed cases were Oton (2,287), Passi City (1,606), Santa Barbara (1,574), Pavia(1,562), and Miag-ao (1,081)./PN