By NewsDesk @bactiman63
The Philippines Department of Health reported an additional 7,772 COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the cumulative total to 2,713,509 since the start of the pandemic.
The National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 announced today the receipt of 720,000 doses of the government-procured Sputnik V vaccine on Saturday from Russia.
To date, this is the biggest delivery so far by Russia’s Gamaleya Research Institute.
National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 special medical adviser Dr. Ted Herbosa said the new shipment brought the country’s Sputnik V jabs to 1.3 million doses and the country’s total doses received to 91,339,530 doses.
“We do hope that this will help a lot in our vaccination program,” Herbosa said.