Raleigh, North Carolina More people in North Carolina are getting COVID-19 vaccines as the state continues to give the green light to more providers to meet the increase in demand. Additionally, the state is seeing a significant increase in the doses being shipped here.
Some numbers from the state’s Vaccine Allocation Report:
- North Carolina is seeing a 23% increase in new first doses allocated from the federal government.
- New data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services shows that 2.3 million doses of Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines have been administered through the state’s registered service providers.
Coronavirus vaccines in North Carolina
- Last week, the state received 162,875 new first doses.
- Wake County jumped from 11 to 27 vaccine applicants.
- County Durham has moved from 6 to 11 providers of the vaccine.
- For the next three weeks (weeks of February 22, March 3, March 10), the country expects to receive 200,120 new first doses from the federal government.
In many provinces, vaccination clinics in schools and juvenile centers have seen a huge turnout. Earlier this month, the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at West Johnston High School reached capacity just 10 minutes after it opened.
Due to bad weather last week, many suppliers will receive last week’s benefits in addition to their allowances for this week between February 22 and February 24.