The Mandaluyong City local government has conducted “house-to-house” vaccination against COVID-19 for bedridden senior citizens who cannot visit vaccination centers.
“We conducted a house-to-house vaccination for bedridden senior citizens so that they no longer have difficulty going to vaccination sites,” Mayor Menchie Abalos said in a social media post.
Abalos said that the city’s senior citizens also underwent screening and consultation before being vaccinated and observed [for] possible side effects.
“This is an important thing for our citizens as protection and prevent the further spread of the virus,” the mayor added.
According to the Mandaluyong City Health Office, a total of 71,764 vaccines have been deployed while 51,031 people have received the first doses of a Covid-19 and 16,733 have been fully vaccinated as of 25 May.
So far, Mandaluyong logged 15,925 total Covid-19 cases including 304 active cases, 15,230 recoveries, and 391 deaths.