PH to obtain about 100 million COVID-19 vaccines by October
The Philippines is anticipating to achieve roughly 100 million doses delivered by October, Nationwide Activity Power (NTF) in opposition to COVID-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr. stated through the Speak To The Folks final Monday (Sept. 20).
“Mr. President, by the tip of October, we are going to attain roughly 100 million doses supply to the Philippines. So by October po, mayroon na po tayong mga 100 million po na doses na darating po,” Galvez stated.
“The Philippines is predicted to obtain one other greater than 20 million extra doses earlier than the tip of September and possibly on the primary week, together with the primary week of October,” he added.
In response to Galvez, the nation now has a gradual provide of Sinovac, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Moderna.
Galvez stated they’re now renegotiating with the Russian Direct Funding Fund for the Sputnik Gentle, a one-dose vaccine.
The Philippines has presently acquired virtually 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, with 52 million already deployed to completely different areas.
“Greater than 40 million na po ang ating nabili sa nationwide authorities at mayroon na po tayong 5 million na nanggaling po sa personal sector. After which ang sa COVAX po mayroon na po tayong 16 million na natanggap; at ang mga donations ng ating mga ibang international locations 3.6 million,” Galvez stated.
“So sa ngayon po na-deploy na po natin ‘yung 52 million after which mayroon na po tayong whole na tinatawag natin na stockpile na 23 million dito po sa ating mga warehouses and in addition ‘yung mga storage ng mga LGU. After which mayroon pa po tayong inaasahan na darating na roughly 25 million na arrival this coming September at October,” he added. –PG – bny