Over 3.5 million Filipinos have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) as of July 11, according to the Department of Health (DOH).

Health Undersecretary Myrna Cabotaje said during a virtual briefing that 13,196,282 jabs have been administered nationwide. 

The DOH also announced that a total of 9,669,940 individuals have already received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, of which 3,526,342 are now fully vaccinated. 

Among the first-dose receivers, 1,575,936 are health workers, 209,193 are outbound OFWs or relatives of health workers, 2,655,403 are senior citizens, 3,232,278 are persons with comorbidities, 1,689,680 are essential workers, and 307,450 are poor Filipinos.

For those who have received two doses of the vaccine, 1,174,658 are health workers, 34,009 are outbound OFWs or relatives of health workers, 915,593 are senior citizens, 1,140,537 are persons with comorbidities, 191,851 are essential workers, and 69,694 are indigents.

The national government plans to inoculate 1,626,495 health workers, 8,559,688 senior citizens, 7,085,183 persons with comorbidities, 29,747,000 essential workers, and 12,911,193 poor Filipinos.

Meanwhile, the country aims to vaccinate a total of 50 to 70 million Filipinos in 2021. Ronald Espartinez