ANOTHER shipment of 1.260,800 doses of China-made Sinovac vaccines arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 yesterday to meet the country’s need to combat COVID-19
Around 6:50 a.m. when the vaccines arrived on a Philippine Airlines flight from Beijing, China.
The vaccine shipment was welcomed by Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Assistant Secretary Wilben Mayor and Department of Health Director Ariel Valencia.
Also on hand to welcome the vaccines were Assistant Secretary Wilben Mayor of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process and Department of Health Director Ariel Valencia.
The more than one million doses of Sinovac vaccines were purchased by the government, including the 260,800 doses of Sinopharm vaccines as part of the one million donation of Sino government to the country, were delivered on Saturday and transported to PharmaServ Express cold storage in Marikina City for safe keeping.
The first delivery of 739,200 doses of Sinopharm vaccines, part of the one million doses donated by the Chinese government, arrived on Friday at the NAIA Terminal 2 on a PAL flight .
With the arrival of the latest batch of Sinovac vaccines, the country has received 26.5 million doses, 24.6 million doses of which were purchased by the national government.
A total of 48,522,890 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been delivered to the country.