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Maasin City breaches 1K mark, highest jab record per day

MAASIN CITY — The office of the City Health Unit – Maasin, breached the 1,000 mark of the total vaccines administered, according to medical health officer Dra. April Gervie Macabuhay.

She reported that Maasin City Resbakuna team administered 1,067 vaccine doses on Thursday, July 29.

“Goal achieved! Maasin City Resbakuna team inoculated 1,067 today!!! #recordbreaker,” Macabuhay posted on her social media account.

Meanwhile, Maasin City Mayor Nacional Mercado congratulated our health care workers for conducting a safe, convenient, efficient vaccine roll-out in the identified vaccination centers, Saint Joseph College (SJC) Bishop Precioso Cantillas Gym and Maasin City Gymnasium.

Furthermore the mayor also thanked some private medical practitioners, who responded to the local government’s call in helping our CHU personnel do the massive vaccination.

“With COVID-19 vaccines now rolling out, we are very much thankful to our private medical practitioners, most especially to Dr. Thyam Fookson, Dr. Daisy Bollosoz, Dr. Gayleen Quirong Acasio, Dr. Malaya Mae Tan, Dr. Meg Fookson, Dr. Lisa Rich and Dr. Jennifer Abiera for responding to our call and rendering as much help as they can to augment to our vaccination team,” Mercado said.

According to our health officials, increase in vaccine confidence among the public and continuous vaccine supply resulted in the rise in vaccination.

In a relative development, an additional 1,000 doses of Janssen vaccines arrived and were received by our City Health Unit (CHU) last Friday, July 30.

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