California logs record-breaking week of COVID-19 vaccinations

California
Cristina Vasquez receives a COVID-19 vaccine from physician assistant’s Alyssa Hernandez in Vernon on March 17, 2021. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Cristina Vasquez receives a COVID-19 vaccine from physician assistant’s Alyssa Hernandez in Vernon on March 17, 2021. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

In a sign that the state’s uneven COVID-19 vaccine rollout is significantly ramping up, nearly 1 million Californians have gotten a shot in the past two days, data show.

The last four days have seen the four highest single-day totals of vaccines administered to date, according to data compiled by The Times.

That record-setting run includes 464,249 doses reported Tuesday — an all-time high — and 400,360 on Wednesday, the second-largest daily total.

It took roughly 2½ months — from when the first vaccines arrived in mid-December until early March — for 10 million doses to be administered statewide. In the two-week period following that milestone, providers have given more than 3 million additional shots.

Read the full story on LATimes.com.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Most Popular

 

Latest News

More News