QUEZON CITY, (PIA) -- Additional nine (9) vaccination sites are expected to be operational in Muntinlupa City in the following days.
Muntinlupa local government ramped up its vaccine rollout by adding additional vaccination sites across the city while the local Philippine National Police (PNP) is implementing stricter inspection during the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ).
“Siyam na bagong vaccination sites ang bubuksan sa buong lungsod sa mga susunod na araw. (Nine new vaccination sites will be opened in the coming days across the city.) Karagdagan ito sa existing seven sites na kasalukuyan nang operational. (These are in addition to the already operational seven sites.) Ngayong may karagdagang vaccination sites ay madadagdagan pa ang ating mabibigyang proteksyon kontra COVID-19. (With the additional vaccination sites, we can increase the number of people protected against COVID-19.) Idi-distribute po sa lahat ng sites ang pag-iischedule (The scheduling would be distributed across all the sites),” the Muntinlupa City COVID-19 Vaccination Program (MunCoVac) announced on its Facebook page.
In total, there will be 16 vaccination sites in Muntinlupa which can accommodate up to 10,000 residents every day, subject to the availability of COVID-19 vaccines.
The vaccination sites in Muntinlupa are the following:
Mega Site: SM Center Muntinlupa
- Tunasan - Victoria Health Center
- Tunasan Pavillion (Arandia St.)
- Tunasan National High School
- Centennial Ave. (formerly MNHS Tunasan Annex)
- Poblacion - Muntinlupa National High School – Main
- Biazon Covered Court
- NHA - Southville 3
Mega Site: Ayala Malls South Park
- Putatan - Soldier’s Hills Covered Court
- Bayanan - Bayanan ES Unit 1 (Baywalk)
Mega Site: Festival Upper Ground Floor Parking
- De La Salle Santiago Zobel School
- Alabang Town Center (for A4 non-residents)
- New Cupang Health Center
- Sucat Covered Court
- Buli Elementary School
- Colegio de Muntinlupa.
Earlier, MunCoVac announced that walk-ins will not be accommodated in the vaccination sites, except for senior citizens. The local government urges those who do not have a confirmed vaccination schedule from MunCoVac to refrain from proceeding to the vaccination sites. City residents are encouraged to register online through the city’s COVID-19 vaccination registration system via www.vaccine.muntinlupacity.gov.ph/muncovac to receive their schedule.
Mayor Jaime Fresnedi encouraged the public to avail the vaccination service of the local government especially during the ECQ for them to have an added protection against the adverse effects of COVID-19.
As of August 6, there are 339,909 vaccines deployed in Muntinlupa, of which 199,236 are first dose (51.7% of the target) and 145,026 are second dose (37.6% of the target).
Further, members of the Muntinlupa City Police Station (MCPS) inspected at least 2,377 public utility vehicles (PUVs) and recorded 277 violations committed by authorized and unauthorized persons outside of residence.
In a report by MCPS chief Col. Melecio Buslig, the PUV inspections and violations were recorded from 5 a.m. of Aug. 8 to 5 a.m. of Aug. 9 at the Muntinlupa-San Pedro, Laguna boundary quarantine control point (QCP), Susana Heights Road QCP, Biazon Road law enforcement checkpoint (LEC), Alabang-Zapote Road LEC and Sucat-Taguig boundary.
As of August 8, Muntinlupa City has 945 active cases, with 14,229 recoveries, 15,569 confirmed cases, 395 reported deaths, 34 suspect cases, and 1,621 probable cases.