Davao Region's vaccination status as of Nov. 28, 2022. (Graphics courtesy of DOH-11)

DAVAO CITY – At least 87 percent of the targeted population for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination in Davao Region is now fully immunized, the regional Department of Health (DOH-11) office said Thursday.

In its weekly bulletin, DOH-11 said the figure equates to some 3,338,052 vaccinated individuals in the region as of Nov. 28.

The agency also said a total of 7,448,661 vaccine doses have been administered in the region.

Around 94.7 percent or 3,594,646 individuals have received their first dose of the vaccine that included the single shot Johnson and Johnson jabs.

Of the fully vaccinated, at least 17.6 percent or 668,678 individuals got their first booster shots, while 3.4 percent or 127,239 individuals were administered second booster shots.

"Covid-19 vaccination efforts are continuing throughout the region," DOH-11 said.

Meanwhile, a total of 282 new Covid-19 cases were recorded from Nov. 21 to 28 in the region.

The DOH-11, however, said the latest figure is much lower by 6.3 percent than the Covid-19 cases reported from Nov. 14-20, at 301.

During the same period, nine deaths were also recorded.

The health care utilization showed a capacity of 31.7 percent for non-intensive care unit (ICU) bed use and 60.2 percent for ICU bed use. (PNA)