ZAMBOANGA CITY – The City Health Office announced that 26,374 senior citizens have registered for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination program.
Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite, city health officer, said Tuesday senior citizens fall under the A2 category in the government's vaccination program.
She said the inoculation of senior citizens would start as soon as the vaccination of the A1 category is completed.
She said some 3,019 medical front-liners in the A1 category have received their second dose.
She said they continue to register senior citizens who want to participate in the government's vaccination program.
As of Tuesday, this city has 387 active cases, with 201 deaths since the pandemic began early last year. (PNA)