C. Visayas receives close to 1M Pfizer vaccines
CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas on Wednesday, October 6, received close to 1 million doses of U.S.-manufactured COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech.
A total of 170 boxes, containing 994,500 doses of the vaccines, arrived at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) around 1:20 a.m. on Wednesday.
These were immediately transferred to the cold storage facility of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) in Cebu City.
It was the largest shipment of Pfizer vaccines the region has received yet, and these were donated through the Covax facility by the U.S. government.
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