Eastern Samar vaxPALO, Leyte - The municipalities of Can-avid and Maydolong in Eastern Samar topped vaccination coverage in the province.

Can-avid got 73.4% while Maydolong got 70.8% achieving the minimum threshold of at least 70% vaccination coverage, based on a report released on Monday, November 29, 2021.

To date, both municipalities have a full vaccination status between 45-53%, respectively.

Herd immunity as has been defined is the proportion of individuals getting protected either by getting the disease or by vaccination.

With the 3 days National Immunization Days for COVID 19, the two municipalities will increase their proportion of the population having at least one vaccination and achieving 70% or more coverage of fully vaccinated individuals.
Completing the top ten municipalities with high vaccination coverage close to 70% are Taft (69.7%), Balangkayan (69.2%), Lawaan (67.9%), Borongan City (67.7%), Maslog (66.4%), Sulat (65.3%), Mercedes (64.6%) and Arteche (63.8%).

Moreover, other municipalities can still make it the 70% vaccination coverage as these municipalities are on the 50% coverage with only one tailing below the 50% threshold #NPC-CPD.