7,200 doses of Sinovac vaccines arrive in Region 7

By: Morexette Marie Erram - CDN Digital | March 30,2021 - 11:19 AM
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12 boxes of CoronaVac containing a total of 7,200 doses arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) at 7:40 a.m. | Photo courtesy of Radyo Pilipinas – Cebu

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 of the 1 million doses the Philippine government procured and delivered on Monday, March 29. 

These were immediately transported to the cold-storage facility within the compound of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7).

This is the fifth shipment of COVID-19 vaccines sent to Central Visayas.

DOH-7 spokesperson Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, in earlier interviews, said they are expecting a total of additional 21,600 doses of  CoronaVac vaccine, including the 7,200 that arrived on Tuesday, to augment Central Visayas’ supply. 

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