Mayor: NYC on pace to run out of COVID-19 vaccine supply next week

In an interview with WNYC public radio, Mayor de Blasio said, “The supply should go to where there is an infrastructure to get it into people’s arms. We know there is supply in this country not being used.”

News 12 Staff

Jan 15, 2021, 10:41 PM

Updated 1,228 days ago

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New York City is on pace to run out of its COVID-19 vaccine supply next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio says.
He called on the federal government to send additional doses.
In an interview with WNYC public radio, Mayor de Blasio said, “The supply should go to where there is an infrastructure to get it into people’s arms. We know there is supply in this country not being used.”
According to a release tweeted out by the mayor, the city has under 186,000 first doses remaining.
“Two of the city’s largest hospital systems of NYU and Mt. Sinai are no longer booking appointments for the time being and we expect all systems to run out by the end of next week without resupply.”
It says that the city has administered 337,500 doses so far, including 42,000 second doses.


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