The province of Negros Occidental is getting closer to reaching herd immunity by February next year. Five hundred four thousand two hundred thirteen (504,213) individuals from Negros Occidental have already been fully vaccinated, and 945,499 are individuals now done with their first dose, equivalent to 51.80%. 
The provincial government targets 1,825,270 Negros Occidental residents eligible for vaccination to achieve herd immunity. Provincial Inter-Agency Task Force action officer Rayfrando Diaz emphasized that the local government is continuing its vaccination rollout of vaccines available or upon arrival in the province, with or without the mass vaccinations.
COVID19 vaccination teams have also been deployed to assist local government units in their vaccination activities.
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