On May 1st, coinciding with May Day, the Philippines began its Coronavirus vaccination campaign for front-line workers.
It is reported that the day’s vaccination work mainly in Manila, Quezon City and Tajik City, the Philippines, plans to vaccinate 5,000 people, including 3,000 overseas workers and 2,000 minimum wage recipients and other necessary industries front-line workers. It also marks the beginning of vaccination efforts in the Philippines for the A4 priority.
The Philippines has officially begun national vaccination efforts since March 1. According to the Philippine government, the vaccination order is divided into three different priority levels of ABC.
The A-level is the highest priority, with the first A1 rating being health care workers, the A2 rating being 60 years of age and older, the A3 rating being 18 to 59 years of age for people with underlying diseases, the A4 level being the first-line staff in the necessary industries, and the A5 rating being among the poor.
Category B is a sub-priority, covering teachers, social workers, government employees, employees in essential industries, exposed society, Filipino overseas workers and other working populations. Category C is the rest of the Filipino population.