DILG lauds 3 NCR cities’ COVID-19 vaccination

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) commended the three cities in the National Capital Region (NCR) that recorded the highest number of residents against -19.

In the report of Interior Secretary Eduardo Año to President Rodrigo Duterte, it was learned that Quezon City has the most vaccines injected, which have reached 414,850.

This is the highest recorded in NCR.

Under the leadership of Mayor Joy Belmonte, the city government recorded the highest single-day record of 37,234 doses yesterday.

According to Año, the city of Manila followed, which recorded 326,101 and Caloocan with 238,768.

Meanwhile, he also praised the Parañaque City government with 79,111 residents and workers who have already received the second dose of the vaccine or are fully vaccinated.

“Ito po ang pagsusumikap nilang makapag-administer ng pinakamaraming first and se­cond dose ng COVID vaccines sa kanilang mga nasasakupan,” he said.

Meanwhile, in areas outside NCR, Baguio City led with 99,745 jabs administered, followed by Cebu City with 55,214 and de Oro City with 43,462.

He said so far, 32.27 million residents have registered for the vaccination programs of their respective local government units (LGUs).

He also urged citizens to get to protect against COVID-19.

DILG lauds 3 NCR cities’ COVID-19 vaccination

“Panawagan naman natin sa ating mga LGUs, hanapan po natin ng paraan at pag-isipan natin ang iba’t ibang istratehiya upang mas marami pa ang maengganyong magpabakuna,” Año saud.

 Development Authority (MMDA) chairperson Benhur Abalos said Wednesday that  in the National Capital Region is achievable by November.

Abalos told ANC that the national government is expecting to have 15 million more COVID-19 vaccines by August.

“Now we’re doing 200,000 jabs a day, and it’s even increasing with the help of the ,” Abalos said.

“We’re very confident, at least for one dose, we could really achieve this number.”

According to the Department of Health, population protection is reducing the number of deaths and hospitalized patients through vaccination.

The government aims to achieve population protection against COVID-19 in NCR Plus by November 27. Around 6 to 8 million Metro Manila residents should be to reach the goal.

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