Based on the the most recent numbers from the CDC, lower than half of the vaccine doses distributed to Ohio have truly made it into folks’s arms. As of Friday, the middle experiences 1,233,075 coronavirus vaccines have been distributed to the state, with 594,924 administered.
With roughly 52% of the pictures nonetheless but to be given, we’re digging for solutions as to why that is the case, together with whether or not the unused doses are being held for the second dose of the vaccine or if there’s a present scarcity of assets.
Extra domestically, the Cuyahoga County Board of Well being tells us they’ve acquired about 7,500 doses up to now. Allotments for these in class 1B are apparently low as a consequence of present provides.
The excellent news? The CDC additionally experiences Ohio is among the many prime 5 states within the U.S. with regards to vaccinating its nursing properties.
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