COVID-19 vaccines

Tagaytay opens vaccination to residents of other Cavite cities, towns

Dennis Abrina
Tagaytay opens vaccination to residents of other Cavite cities, towns

VACCINES FOR ALL. Tagaytay City opens its vaccination drive to residents of other towns and cities of Cavite.

Photo by Dennis Abrina/Rappler

The municipality of Mendez-Nuñez and the city of Dasmariñas are about to reach their targets as well

The city government of Tagaytay will start accepting residents of other cities and towns in Cavite who want to get vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Mayor Agnes Tolentino made the announcement on Thursday, October 14, through a Facebook post, where she also provided the Google form that applicants need to accomplish to get slots. 

Tagaytay already met its vaccination target in early October. 

In August, some cities in Metro Manila started accepting non-residents seeking COVID-19 jabs after they completed vaccinating the target population.

The Tagaytay City Health Office has also opened the registration for the vaccination of 12-to-17-year-olds with comorbidities. The pilot of the vaccination of minors will be start in Metro Manila on Friday, October 15. 

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Tagaytay has dropped to 188, as of October 14, from 610 on September 7. It has recorded 3,489 total cases since the pandemic began, with 67 deaths.

Mendez-Nuñez, Dasmariñas about to reach targets

The municipality of Mendez-Nuñez has vaccinated 25,153 individuals or 97.36% of the target population set by the Department of Health (DOH), as of October 5 – with 22,695 fully vaccinated, and 2,458 administered with the first dose. 

There are 2,408 Mendezeños who got vaccinated outside the locality.

The municipal government called on adult residents who remain unvaccinated to contact the members of their barangay councils to enlist.

Dasmarinas City has vaccinated 432,513 residents, or around 90% of the target population. With a population of 703,141 population, based on the 2020 census, the city targets 492,198 individuals or 70% to achieve herd immunity.

As of October 14, Dasmariñas has fully inoculated 193,571 residents, and administered the first dose to 238,942 persons. 

All the vaccines came from the national government. –