MANILA– The Division of Tourism (DOT) on Friday presented that 75.39 p.c or 236,714 of the total active tourism workers in the country are essentially vaccinated in opposition to the coronavirus illness 2019 (Covid-19).
“We is no longer going to conclude until we characteristic out 100 p.c vaccination for all our active tourism workers,” Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat talked about as she expressed her pride with the latest figures.
“The DOT welcomes the simpler vaccination charge among the a broad preference of regions in the country -with key vacation living areas achieving 100 p.c protection already. We thank the National Project Drive Towards Covid-19 (NTF), most especially to Chief Implementer and Vaccine Czar, Secretary Carlito G. Galvez Jr. and Deputy Chief Implementer Secretary Vince Dizon, the Division of Successfully being (DOH), and our non-public stakeholders and local executive units (LGUs) for the ceaseless improve in maintaining our tourism team – the spine of our switch, ” she talked about.
The DOT’s vaccination rollout for active tourism workers started in July 2021.
“Having performed excessive vaccination rates in most of our destinations, we’re focusing our efforts on the few remaining locations with low inoculation numbers,” Romulo-Puyat talked about.
“This is the DOT’s commitment to the President’s directive to enhance the “Bayanihan, Bakunahan” three-day nationwide simultaneous vaccination pressure on November 29 to December 1, 2021,” she added.
In step with the DOT’s files as of November 19, the National Capital Put of abode (NCR) is restful the characteristic the ideally accurate vaccination protection for tourism workers with 99.79 p.c, adopted by Davao Put of abode with 99.11 p.c, Cordillera Administrative Put of abode (CAR) with 96.79 p.c, Central Luzon with 95.10 p.c, and Jap Visayas with 90.55 p.c.
The DOT’s inoculation efforts to enhance the “Bayanihan, Bakunahan” nationwide vaccination pressure will focal level its protection on Ilocos Put of abode (67.21 p.c), Calabarzon(42.70 p.c), and Caraga (30.43 p.c). (PR)
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