By NewsDesk @bactiman63
The Philippines Department of Health reported 3,410 new COVID-19 infections today, bringing the country’s total to 2,787,276 since the beginning of the pandemic.
A total of 128 new deaths were reported, bringing the country’s COVID-19 fatalities to 43,172.
Concerning vaccinations, 59,134,236 doses have been administered nationwide. 31,862,067 doses were given as first shots and 27,272,169 are now considered fully vaccinated (second dose and single dose vaccines).
National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 chief, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said the government targets to increase the average daily jabs administered to up to 1.5 million doses to reach its goal of protecting at least 50 million Filipinos by year end.