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MILESTONE: Arizona administers 4 millionth COVID-19 vaccine dose

A medical professional fills a syringe with the COVID-19 vaccine in this undated file photo.
A medical professional fills a syringe with the COVID-19 vaccine in this undated file photo.(KEYC)
Published: Apr. 10, 2021 at 12:45 PM MST
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PHOENIX, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, Arizona has administered its 4 millionth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and is ready to get more into people’s arms as doses from the federal government ramp up.

As of Saturday, April 10, a total of 4,032,557 vaccine doses against the coronavirus have been administered to state residents. This includes more than 1.6 million individuals who already received a second dose and are fully vaccinated

“Our state continues to be a model for administering these safe and highly effective vaccines widely, rapidly, and equitably,” Governor Doug Ducey said. “I’m grateful to everyone who has received their vaccine and done their part to protect the community. I encourage all Arizonans who haven’t been vaccinated yet to roll up their sleeves and get the vaccine as soon as they can.”

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