San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora said the city has received a total of 11,700 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech from the Department of Health (DOH) as part of the donation from the World Health Organization’s (WHO) COVAX facility.
Zamora said the city started inoculating those who fall under the A1 (medical frontliners), A2 (senior citizens), and A3 (persons with comorbidities) categories.
He said he was elated by the timely arrival of the vaccines, prompting the local government to send confirmatory text messages to registered residents as early as last night.
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