Navotas allots P20 million for vaccine procurement
Navotas City will earmark P20 million to procure coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines that will be given for free to its residents, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.
Navotas Mayor Toby Tiangco on Monday (January 4) said the amount is only an initial allocation in their 2021 budget.
The funds will be sourced from the city government’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (DRRMF).
In Caloocan, City Mayor Oscar Malapitan said he will ensure that each resident of the city will receive a free vaccine.
Several city governments in Metro Manila have announced their immunization plans, particularly their budget allocation for COVID-19 vaccines.
The cities of Manila, Quezon, Makati, Taguig, Parañaque, Pasig, and Valenzuela have announced plans to procure vaccines apart from the national government.
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