TRACKER: The Philippines’ COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The first set of COVID-19 vaccines arrived in the Philippines on February 28, and the next day the country kicked off its vaccination program to help combat the pandemic.

The government prioritized frontline workers in health facilities in the vaccination queue, with senior citizens and persons with comorbidities next in line. Economic frontliners started receiving the jabs on June 7.

Here's the progress of the Philippines' vaccination program.

How many doses have been delivered to PH?


Total doses delivered, as of July 17, 2021

There have been 33 batches of vaccines delivered to the Philippines so far.

Fifteen of them were from China's Sinovac, the first of which arrived on February 28. So far, a total of 14,500,000 Sinovac vaccine doses have been delivered to the Philippines. The first two sets were donations, while the rest were procured by the national and local governments, as well as the private sector.

The 1.5 million Sinovac doses that arrived on June 17 included 500,000 doses purchased by the private sector, the Philippine News Agency reported. Then, the two million doses on June 24 contained 400,000 doses bought by the Manila city government.

Four batches contained a combined 4,584,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses from the global COVAX facility. The first set was delivered to the country on March 4.

Another batch of 1.12 million AstraZeneca doses were donated by Japan on July 8. Meanwhile, the 6th batch of 1.15 million doses were procured by the private sector.

Two batches of Johnson & Johnson vaccines amounting to 3,240,850 doses were donated by the United States. The first batch arrived in the country on July 16, then the other the following day.

Meanwhile, a combined 2,472,210 Pfizer vaccine doses from the COVAX facility came in two batches, the first of which arrived on May 10.

Two sets of Moderna vaccine doses totaling 500,400 have been delivered, since June 27. This includes 111,600 doses for the private sector.

Six batches of Sputnik V vaccine doses totaling 350,000 purchased from Russia have also arrived, with the first received on May 1.

How many doses have been given to recipients?


Total doses administered out of those available, as of July 25, 2021

Around 10.08% of the country's population have received the first of two doses of the vaccine. Meanwhile, those who have taken both jabs represent around 5.53% of the population.

The government aims to vaccinate 70% of Filipinos in 2021. An average of 350,000 to 500,000 jabs a day is needed to achieve this goal, said former health secretary Manuel Dayrit. As of July 25, the 7-day average of doses administered daily was at 300,880.

The chart below tracks the progress of the vaccination program per week in terms of the share of the population already vaccinated.

Among 10 countries in Southeast Asia, the Philippines ranked third to the last as of July 25 in terms of all vaccine doses administered per 100 people.

The map below shows the percentage of Filipinos per region who have received the 1st dose of the vaccine, as of June 27. You may also hover and click on the region to see more details, like the number of fully vaccinated Filipinos.

maps and charts by Michael Bueza, with reports from Sofia Tomacruz/

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The bar chart for the status of vaccinations in Southeast Asia comes from Our World in Data (OWID).

OWID is a data research website published by the Global Change Data Lab, an English charity based at the University of Oxford’s Martin Programme on Global Development. OWID collects data from official sources, such as national and subnational government and public health agencies.