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Over 1 million in Caraga now fully vaccinated vs COVID-19

Caraga region recently reached another milestone in its COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Photo courtesy of Amor Alcaria

Caraga region recently reached another milestone in its COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

Over 1 million people in the region are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, government data showed on Monday.

Data from the Department of Health (DOH) in Caraga showed that as of Dec. 31, a total of 1,029,921 individuals or 52.88 percent of the target eligible population had been fully vaccinated, while 1,285,239 people have received their first dose.

The region has administered a total of 2,315,160.

The region’s target is to vaccinate 70-percent or 2,053,640 of its 2,933,772-population to achieve herd immunity against the disease.

Health officials appealed to Caraga residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 for the region to achieve herd immunity.CLC

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