Minnesota reaches 2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered

The first million doses took more than two months to administer, while the second million doses took less than one month.
Published: Mar. 18, 2021 at 8:57 AM CDT
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ST. PAUL, MINN. (Valley News Live) - Governor Tim Walz announced Thursday that Minnesota has administered more than two million doses of the coronavirus vaccine.

According to a press release from the governor, while it took more than two months for the state to administer the first million doses, it took less than one month to administer the second million doses.

Governor Walz says the vaccination rate is continuing to rise as the state gets more shots from the federal government.

As of Thursday’s vaccine report, 1,303,210 Minnesotans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 764,275 Minnesotans are fully vaccinated. Nearly 77% of adults 65 years and older have received at least one dose.

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