Only 0.2% of Central Visayas eligible population given 2nd booster dose

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ONLY 1,470 individuals in Central Visayas have so far been given the second booster dose against coronavirus disease (Covid-19), data from the Department of Health (DOH) showed.

This is just 0.2 percent of the 656,624 eligible population, or those who already received their first booster dose in the region.

Of the cities and towns in Central Visayas, Cebu City has the biggest number of individuals who received the second booster shot, at 915, or 0.6 percent of its 162,507 eligible population.

The DOH added that of the 3,914,083 fully vaccinated individuals in the region, only 16.8 percent, or 656,624 individuals from different sub-group categories have availed themselves of the first booster dose. (MKG)

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