Doctor to the stars Vicki Belo was among the volunteers who participated in the country's immunization program against the novel coronavirus.
Based on her recent social media updates, Vicki, together with her husband Hayden Kho and their team, volunteered to administer COVID-19 vaccines to qualified residents in Barangay Dasmarinas in Makati City last Tuesday, April 20.
"Recently, I’ve been thinking about my 'why.' Being able to help others will always be one of them," she said in one of her posts.
"Thank you to Brgy. Dasmariñas, the COVID-19 Task Force of Makati, Carrie Legazpi, and all the frontliners present in CSA Makati today. It was an honor to serve with you," she added.
from Vicki, another celebrity doctor, Aivee Teo, also volunteered to help and assist in the vaccination drive for residents in Barangay Dasmarinas last Monday, April 19, along with her husband Dr. Z Teo and their team.
As of Friday, April 16, a total of 3,025,600 of COVID-19 vaccines from Sinovac and AstraZeneca have arrived in the Philippines. The country has administered 1,477,757 doses since the start of the vaccination drive last March 1.
Among the celebrities who have received the COVID-19 jab include Regine Velasquez, Ogie Alcasid, Coney Reyes, Karla Estrada, Jolina Magdangal, and Alice Dixson.
The Philippines on Tuesday, April 20, recorded 7,379 additional COVID-19 cases, bringing the overall tally to 953,106—with deaths at 16,141—one of the highest caseloads in Asia.