VAX SITE. A mall is utilized as a vaccination center in Zamboanga City in this August 2021 photo. The city is still dealing with 130 active Covid-19 cases as of Aug. 19. (Photo courtesy of DOH-9)

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The City Health Office here announced that 90,497 residents from different priority groups have been fully vaccinated.

Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite, city health officer, said in a virtual presser late Friday that the total represents 12.9 percent of the 700,000 target population.

Of the total, 13,829 belong to the A1 group (medical front-liners) while the rest are 26,874 (A2 or elderly), 45,323 (A3 or adults with comorbidities), 4,437 (A4 or economic front-liners), and 34 indigents (A5).

Miravite said there are also 117,250 who have received the first dose -- A1, 16,140; A2, 28,191; A3, 45,039; A4, 26,220; and, A5, 1,660.

Vaccination sites include shopping malls, schools, and village health centers.

DOH-9 (Zamboanga Peninsula) has so far received 215,400 doses of Covid-19 vaccines, the majority of which are Sinovac (103,882).

The other brands are AstraZeneca, 60,410; Pfizer, 29,508; Sputnik V, 3,000; Moderna, 4,600; and, Janssen, 14,000.

As of Aug. 16, Region 9 has 1,609 active Covid-19 cases while this city has 130 as of Aug. 19. (PNA)