June 20, 2021

NCR+ワクチン接種優先に

NCR+地域のワクチン接種案が浮上してから約10日が経過し、NCR+地域の物流や食品食品産業などに関わるいわゆるエッセンシャルワーカー1,200万人を対象にワクチンの優先接種が行われることになりました。

対象にされるNCR+地域は首都圏に加え、以下地域となります。

  • ブラカン
  • カビテ
  • リサール
  • ラグナ
  • パンパンガ
  • バタンガス
  • セブ
  • ダバオ

主要地域に接種が集中することで地方は手薄になりますが、経済再開を視野に入れるならば現実的な選択なのかもしれません。

以下、MANILA BULLETINより

12 million workers from ‘NCR+8’ prioritized in A4 COVID-19 vaccination – DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday, June 7, said around 12 million essential workers from Metro Manila and eight other provinces will prioritized in the vaccination of A4 priority group against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The Philippines has officially started the inoculation of essential workers under A4 priority group on Monday.

Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire reiterated the earlier announcement of vaccine czar Sec. Carlito Galvez, Jr. that essential workers in areas within “NCR-plus 8” will be prioritized in the A4 vaccination.

These areas include the National Capital Region (NCR), Bulacan, Cavite, Rizal, Laguna, Pampanga, Batangas, Cebu, and Davao.

“Sa NCR-plus 8, may (In NCR-plus 8, the) total estimate of these A4 workers [is] at around 12 million individuals),” Vergeire said in a press briefing.

Citing the guidelines for A4 vaccination, Vergeire said that the inoculation of essential workers may be stratified according to age.

She said that local government units “can stratify from the oldest until the youngest.”

The health official added that the vaccine cluster would soon release operational guidelines on what is the threshold before shifting to other age groups for the A4 vaccination.