Persons vaccinated vs. Covid on first 2 PVDs short of target

The number of persons vaccinated in the first two days of the simultaneous Provincial Vaccination Drive (PVD) against COVID-19 in the 31 towns and cities of Negros Occidental on June 2 and 3 fell short of the target set.

The target was to vaccinate 23,305 a day, Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz said Sunday, June 5.

However, on June 2 only 3,872 or 17 percent were vaccinated and on June 3 there were 3,446 or 15 percent.

The daily target for senior citizens to be vaccinated was 6,414, Diaz said.

Vaccinate senior citizens on June 2 were 218 or 3 percent of the target, and on 141 or 2 percent on June 3.

The Provincial Vaccination Days are set on Thursdays and Fridays in the first three weeks of June and on Monday and Tuesday on the fourth week.

The following is the breakdown of persons vaccinated per town and city:

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