Gov Miraflores, mayors receive first Covid-19 jab


Aklan Governor Florencio Miraflores and 10 municipal mayors received their first doses of Sinovac’s CoronaVac vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) at the ABL Sports Complex on May 2.

The local chief executives were classified under A1 Priority Group by the Department of Health as high-risk individuals.

They are scheduled to get their second doses of a Chinese vaccine on May 31. (

The vaccinated mayors were Gary Fuentes of Tanglan, Jose Enrique Miraflores of Ibajay, Abencio Torres of Makato, Denny Refol Jr. of Altavas, Rodell Ramos of Batan, Charito Navarosa of Libcao, Mary Lenette Fernandez of Lezo, James Solanoy of Nabas, Alfonso Gubatina of Madalag, and Jeserel Templonuevo of Numancia.

New Washington Mayor Shimonette Francisco was inoculated in her municipality on May 3.

The mayors of Kalibo, Balete, Malinao, Buruanga, and Banga will receive the Covid shot in their respective vaccination rollout centers.

Malay Mayor Frolibar Bautista was scheduled to get his first dose yesterday.