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More COVID-19 Vaccine to Roll Out in Central Visayas

The second batch of the Sinovac vaccine has arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) on Friday morning, March 5, 2021. According to the Department of Health Region VII (DOH 7), there are 17,480 more doses of Sinovac COVID-19 that are ready to be distributed in Central Visayas — Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor, and Negros […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuMar 6th, 2021

CV’s vaccine rollout for seniors, persons with comorbidities in limbo

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The COVID-19 vaccine rollout for senior citizens and individuals with comorbidities in Central Visayas is now in limbo. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson of Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), said in a virtual briefer on April 5 that the schedule for the vaccine rollout for the region’s elderlies and […] The post CV’s vaccine rollout for seniors, persons with comorbidities in limbo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

7,200 doses of Sinovac vaccines arrive in Region 7

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, received another shipment of COVID-19 vaccines. Twelve boxes of CoronaVac containing a total of 7,200 doses arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) at 7:40 a.m. This batch of CoronaVac, the COVID-19 vaccine brand manufactured by China’s Sinovac Biotech, is Central Visayas’ share […] The post 7,200 doses of Sinovac vaccines arrive in Region 7 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

Region 7’s vaccine success rate still below 50%

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas, as of March 18, is yet to achieve a 50 percent success rate in the vaccination of all healthcare workers against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a recent press conference, the Department of Health here (DOH-7) reported that the region posted an accomplishment rate of 39.2 percent in its […] The post Region 7’s vaccine success rate still below 50% appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021

DOH-7 verifying if health worker, who died of COVID-19 after vaccination, is from Central Visayas

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) on Thursday, March 18, said they were checking if the health worker who died due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) after recently receiving a vaccine came from Central Visayas.  “We still cannot confirm (if the patient came from Central Visayas) until we have […] The post DOH-7 verifying if health worker, who died of COVID-19 after vaccination, is from Central Visayas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 18th, 2021

40 PNP medical frontliners receive Sinovac jabs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 40 Philippine National Police (PNP) medical frontliners in Central Visayas received Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine around 3 p.m., today, March 16 at the Regional Health Service (RHS-7) office in Camp Sotero Cabahug, Gorordo Avenue in Cebu City. RHS chief Police Lieutenant Colonel Marilou Aboloc is the first policewoman to be […] The post 40 PNP medical frontliners receive Sinovac jabs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 16th, 2021

COVID Vaccine Watch: 12k healthcare workers in Region 7 receive Sinovac

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 12,766 healthcare workers in Central Visayas already received the first dose of CoronaVac as of March 13, 2021, or more than a week since the rollout began, the regional health office reported. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) on Monday, March 15 announced they recorded a […] The post COVID Vaccine Watch: 12k healthcare workers in Region 7 receive Sinovac appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2021

Central Visayas receives 30K doses of AstraZeneca vaccines

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas on Wednesday, March 10, received its third shipment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. At 7:40 a.m., 30,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from UK-based pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA). This is the second brand of COVID-19 vaccine that the region received after CoronaVac […] The post Central Visayas receives 30K doses of AstraZeneca vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2021

DepEd-7 eyes survey to know how many teachers want the vaccine

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) plans to conduct a survey of their teachers within the week to identify those who are willing to have the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, regional director of DepEd-7, said this after the COVID-19 vaccines had already arrived in the […] The post DepEd-7 eyes survey to know how many teachers want the vaccine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

60K vaccine doses for Region 7’s healthcare workers

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas would need around 60,000 doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines to vaccinate all of the healthcare workers in the region. But so far, only 24,680 vials of CoronaVac, the COVID-19 vaccine brand from China’s Sinovac, have been delivered here. Central Visayas kicked off its initial COVID-19 inoculation program […] The post 60K vaccine doses for Region 7’s healthcare workers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Visayas IATF Chief to Lead Vaccination for Public Trust, Cebu Ready for Vaccination

Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID)-Visayas Chief Implementer retired General Melquiades Feliciano will take the lead for the COVID-19 vaccination by having himself vaccinated first. Feliciano said that by having himself vaccinated first, people may have better trust for the efficacy of the vaccine. Department of Health Central Visayas […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

DOH-7 denies mayor injected with actual Sinovac during Lapu’s vaccine simex

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City on Wednesday, March 3, successfully conducted its simulation exercise for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine rollout. The activity, which spanned up to an hour, was led by Mayor Junard ‘Ahong’ Chan and under the supervision of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7). And both the city […] The post DOH-7 denies mayor injected with actual Sinovac during Lapu’s vaccine simex appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

DOH-7: Vaccine rollout in Cebu expected on March 4

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is expecting the Cebu rollout of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines to start this Thursday, March 4. “Based on the meeting this morning (Sunday), the target for Visayas (Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center), is March 4,” said Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson […] The post DOH-7: Vaccine rollout in Cebu expected on March 4 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

5.6 million eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Region 7

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Health officials in Central Visayas on Monday, March 1, 2021, confirmed that China’s Sinovac will be the first batch of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines to arrive in Cebu. Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit head (RESU-7) Dr. Juanito Zuasola Jr. and Department of Health spokesperson (DOH-7) Dr. Mary Jean Loreche announced in […] The post 5.6 million eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Region 7 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Vaccinated OFW from Cebu Tests Positive of COVID-19

A male Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who just arrived in Mandaue City in Cebu from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tested positive of COVID-19 despite him having the vaccine prior to his arrival. Department of Health Central Visayas (DOH)-7 said that the OFW was injected two doses of China’s Sinophram vaccine on Dec. 12, 2020 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

DOH-7: Vaccine rollout in Cebu postponed to a later date

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has confirmed delays in the rollout of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines in Cebu. This resulted from delays in the delivery of the vaccines by American pharmaceutical firm Pfizer to the Philippines, said Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, the DOH-7 spokesperson. Loreche said in […] The post DOH-7: Vaccine rollout in Cebu postponed to a later date appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

10 vaccination sites being mulled for Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Visayas Inter-Agency Task Force for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) chief implementor Melquiades Feliciano presented to the Cebu City Council the initial vaccine plan for the upcoming vaccination program. Feliciano faced a full council on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, to discuss how the vaccination program will roll out in Cebu City […] The post 10 vaccination sites being mulled for Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2021

Preps ongoing for COVID vaccine rollout in Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Preparations are now ongoing for the government’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) inoculation program here. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), for their part, want to do a simulation on how the rollout would be conducted. “We are planning to hold a simulation as part of our ongoing preparations for the COVID-19 […] The post Preps ongoing for COVID vaccine rollout in Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2021

PIA info campaign on COVID-19 vaccine rollout wraps up in NegOr

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Jan. 23 (PIA) -- As the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) wraps up the communication campaign of the Philippine National Vaccination Roadmap for Central Visayas in Dumaguete City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 25th, 2021

Andanar: Roll out of vaccines for frontliners to start by mid-February

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Communications Secretary Martin Andanar assured Cebuanos that they are part of the top priority for the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines by mid-February 2021. Andanar, in his visit to Cebu on January 19, 2021 for Pagduaw Central Visayas, said that Cebu along with Metro Manila and Davao are the priorities for the […] The post Andanar: Roll out of vaccines for frontliners to start by mid-February appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

Vaccination plan manual turned over to Cebu mayors

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccination plan booklet that would guide local government units (LGUs) in Central Visayas on the roll-out of the vaccines has been turned over to the mayors of the component cities and towns of Cebu Province. On Wednesday,  April 14, 2021, the IATF-7, Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), […] The post Vaccination plan manual turned over to Cebu mayors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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