Capiz sets aside P11M for vaccine vs coronavirus


The provincial government of Capiz has allotted P11 million for the procurement of vaccines against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccines once they become available.

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Capiz passed Appropriation Ordinance No. 103-2020 for the said purpose.

The ordinance was authored by Provincial Board member Jonathan Besa. (

The fund to be utilized for the purchase of the vaccine will be taken from the savings of the province from 2017 and 2018, and the 2019 20-percent Development Fund.

The legislative body earlier passed Resolution No. 383-2020 encouraging the 17 local government units of Capiz including Roxas City “to earmark a portion from their 2021 Budget for the purchase of vaccines against COVID-19 to be used by their constituents.”