Mar Roxas donates Covid-19 vaccines to home city

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Former Interior secretary Mar Roxas and the Gerry Roxas Foundation donated 2,000 doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to the Roxas City Government.

The donated vaccines arrived on October 28 and were received by Mayor Ronnie Dadivas, Provincial Board Member Thea Faith Reyes and Rep Emmanuel Billones (1st district).

Dadivas thanked Roxas and the Foundation for the vaccine donation. (

“These vaccines will protect our residents against the deadly virus,” the mayor said in the vernacular.

In a statement, Roxas said the vaccines are intended for essential workers such as market vendors, tricycle and jeepney drivers, restaurant and parlor workers who go out everyday to work.