METRO Cebu, including the vaccination initiative of the Project Balik Buhay (PBB), received a total of 14,040 doses or 12 trays of the newly-delivered Pfizer vaccines on Wednesday, August 18, 2021.
The same number of Pfizer doses have also been allocated to Cebu Province.
Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, Visayas Covid-19 Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC) spokesperson, said a total of 51,480 fresh doses of Pfizer vaccines were delivered in the region on Wednesday.
Aside from Metro Cebu and Cebu Province, the Province of Bohol has also been given 10,530 doses, while Negros Oriental received 12,870 doses.
The Bureau of Customs Cebu-Subport of Mactan facilitated the delivery of the vaccines.
For the Metro Cebu allocation, the tri-cities of Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu and the PBB vaccination initiative received 2,340 doses each, while Talisay City, City of Naga, municipalities of Minglanilla, and Consolacion got 1,170 doses each.
These Pfizer vaccines, Loreche said, will be allocated for the first and second doses, which means that the total 51,480 doses of Pfizer vaccines will be used to inoculate a total of 25,740 vaccinees.
"Tomorrow (Saturday) or maybe Sunday, or in the coming two to three days, we will be receiving again another batch of Sinovac doses coming from the three million Sinovac doses that were received by our national government," she said. (WBS)