The Philippines on Sunday received 207,090 more Pfizer vaccine doses for minors as it expands immunizations to 12 to 17 year-olds, authorities said.
Since Friday's rollout in Metro Manila, 1,509 children have been vaccinated against COVID-19, Health Usec. Rosario Vergeire said.
The country's vaccine inventory is set to have 104 million doses by the end of October. As of Oct. 16, a total of 91,546,620 doses have arrived in the Philippines, according to the NTF.s
The Philippines has fully vaccinated 23 million people as of early October, versus the target 90% of its 109 million population.