Mayorya ng faculty, tertiary studes bakunado na vs. COVID-19 — CHED

Mayorya ng faculty, tertiary studes bakunado na vs. COVID-19 — CHED

December 31, 2021 @ 10:15 AM 8 months ago

Manila, Philippines – Bakunado na laban sa COVID ang nasa 87.1% ng higher education institution (HEI) personnel at 59.7% tertiary student, batay sa Commission on Higher Education (CHED).

Ayon kay CHED chairman Prospero De Vera, nasa 255,229 hteaching personnel na nag bakunado buhat noong Disyembre 29.

“This is a significant increase from the 72% vaccination rate at the start of the aggressive vaccination campaign in October 2021.”

May pinakamataas na bilang ng vaccinated HEI personnel ang mga rehiyon ng  Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) na may 95.24% o 7,940; Region 3 na may 94.08% o 24,831; Region 2 na may 93.78% o 8,604; at Region 11 na may 92.16% o 11,542.

Samantala, 2,456,667 namang tertiary student na ang bakunado.

“From this number, 43.21% are fully vaccinated while 16.42% have at least received their first dose.”

“The Commission is happy to report that in many regions of the country, the vaccination rate of our education frontliners have reached herd immunity levels ensuring not only their availability to join face-to-face classes but more importantly, they are helping protect their families and communities from the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus,” dagdag pa ni De Vera. RNT/FGDC