Caraga tallies 83% vax rate among seniors
Posted: 2022-Jun-15 11.53.12 UTC+0800
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BUTUAN CITY – Caraga Region has recorded an 83.5 percent rate in the vaccination of senior citizens in the area.
In a report Tuesday, the Department of Health – Caraga (DOH-13) said 340,752 coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines alone have been administered to senior citizens as of Sunday (June 12).
"Of the total number, 173,056 senior citizens in Caraga are already fully vaccinated," DOH-13 said.
The same report also indicated that 357,659 individuals under the A4 (frontline personnel in essential sectors) have been fully vaccinated during the period.
Fully vaccinated individuals from ROAP (rest of adult population) have also reached 269,348; ROPP (rest of pediatric population aged 12 to 17); and 218,269 in A5 (indigenous population).
Some 213,731 individuals from A3 (persons with comorbidities) were also fully vaccinated in the same period, as well as the 54,949 from the A1 category (frontline health workers).
All over the region, a total of 1,618,551 individuals are fully vaccinated as of June 12, DOH-13 said. The number represents 71.3 percent of the total target population for vaccination in the region.
Latest DOH-13 data showed that 3,373,400 Covid-19 vaccine doses so far were administered in the region. (PNA)