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More than 8.6M people now fully inoculated in NCR -Roque


QUEZON CITY, (PIA) -- In the National Capital Region (NCR), some 88.86 percent or more than 8.6 million people are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque Jr. reported over the weekend.

In a press briefing, Sec. Roque said at least 97.45 percent or more than 9.5 million individuals have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, 

He said the Philippines has also breached the one million mark in terms of vaccinated individuals in a day, as the country recorded a total of 1,119,389 individuals vaccinated on November 4, 2021.

Prior to that, he added that there were two consecutive days where almost one million people were also vaccinated, added the Palace spokesperson. Some 948,521 were vaccinated on November 3, while 932,762 were jabbed on November 2.

Kung patuloy po na ganito na halos one million a day ang nababakunahan, maaabot po natin talaga yung target natin na population protection sa Disyembre,” Sec. Roque said.

As of November 4, 2021 data from the National COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard, more than 62.4 million total vaccine doses have been administered in the Philippines. According to the same data, 37.23 percent or more than 28.7 million individuals are now fully vaccinated nationwide. (PCOO/PIA-NCR)

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