Minnesota allocated nearly 900K vaccine doses so far

Houston Health Department LVN Alicia Meza prepares a dose of COVID-19 vaccine Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at a Houston Health Department's COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Houston. The department vaccinated 1,008 people who qualify under Phase 1A or Phase 1B of the state's guidelines at the clinic's first day on Saturday. Photo: AP/ Yi-Chin Lee, Houston Chronicle. Houston Health Department LVN Alicia Meza prepares a dose of COVID-19 vaccine Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at a Houston Health Department's COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Houston. The department vaccinated 1,008 people who qualify under Phase 1A or Phase 1B of the state's guidelines at the clinic's first day on Saturday.

The Associated Press
Updated: January 22, 2021 04:25 PM
Created: January 22, 2021 04:25 PM

Minnesota health officials reported Friday the state has now been allocated 871,650 doses of federally controlled COVID-19 vaccine, up more than 240,000 doses from a week earlier. 

The state's snapshot of progress in administering vaccines also showed that 214,050 people have gotten their first dose of a two-shot series, with 49,604 people having completed the two shots. 

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