Iloilo City logs high vax rate


September 22, 2022

ILOILO CITY — Iloilo City announced that it has recorded a 147.78 percent vaccination rate as the City Health Office continues to campaign for the eligible population to submit to booster dose, which currently has 47.84 percent coverage.

According to Dr. Roland Jay Fortuna, focal person for Covid-19 here, the high inoculation rate could be a factor for its low cases of the Covid-19 and as of 18 September, the city has 208 active cases with its daily average cases dropping to 12 this month from 27 in August and 49 patients in July.

Fortuna said they were eyeing to increase the accomplishment rate, especially for the elderly, and booster dose for the 12-17 pediatric age group, adding that 37,012 or 78.70 percent of the target 47,029 population for the 60 and above age group are fully vaccinated while 21, 809 have received their booster dose.

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