Texas to receive 2.5 million more coronavirus vaccine doses

State & Regional

(AP GraphicsBank)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas health department says it will receive another 2.5 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine next week.

The Texas Department of State Health Services said Friday that more than 1 million first doses will be sent to vaccination sites in 200 counties and about 900,000 first and second doses will go to pharmacies and to health and dialysis centers.

The remaining doses are for people awaiting a second dose.

The department said the state has administered more than 11.8 million doses of the vaccine.

All Texans 16 and older are now eligible to receive the vaccine.

(Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


EverythingLubbock.com continues ongoing coverage of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) with updates on its impact and vaccination efforts.


Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

News Highlights

More News Highlights

Don't Miss

Event Calendar