Vaxxed adults in Baguio overshoots target

BAGUIO CITY (December 18, 2021) –   The target of 262,185 for Baguio’s vaccinated adults has overshot further.

The health department said in its report, the target of 262,185 represents 70% of Baguio’s adults, part of the region’s 1,275,904 (70% of the) eligible population.

Baguio has already vaccinated 118.02% adults for the first dose, and 100.87% are already fully vaccinated as of December 10.

The numbers climbed from 116.57 for those who had their first dose, and 97.17% for the fully vaccinated on December 3.

On both dates, Baguio City ranked first from seven (Abra, Apayao, Baguio, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga and Mt. Province) areas in the cordillera region, in having adults vaccinated for first and second doses.

Benguet with the highest population, 338,754; among the provinces, had 43.72% fully vaccinated and 59.41% first dosed as of December 10.

Apayao with the lowest population; 87,310 is 66.01% fully vaccinated, and 87.21% first dosed.

For the whole region, with the target population of 1,275,904; 79.54% are first dosed, while 58.84% are fully vaccinated.

Artemio A. Dumlao

Amianan Balita Ngayon