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For your own protection: Fresnedi urges Muntinlupa residents to get COVID-19 jab as active cases rise

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Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi reminded residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as active cases in the city reach 1,756.

Fresnedi reiterated the urgency of vaccination after the City Health Office reported that unvaccinated residents make up about 65 percent of COVID-19 active cases as of August 16.

According to the CHO, 1,140 of the active cases were residents who were unvaccinated while only 493 individuals, translating to 26 percent, were partially and fully vaccinated.

As of August 13, there are 393,769 vaccines deployed in Muntinlupa of which 248,579 are first dose (64.4% of the target) and 149,549 are second dose (38.7% of the target). From the total number of first dose vaccinees, 7,160 were inoculated in vaccination sites of Muntinlupa private companies.

The target population to be vaccinated in Muntinlupa is 385,725 individuals or 70% of 551,036 Muntinlupa’s estimated population for 2020.