New York to Receive Approximately 164,800 Doses of the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine this Week
As of 11AM Tuesday, New York Providers Have Administered 95% of First Doses
New Statewide Demographic Breakdown of Vaccine Acceptance Rate
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced 15.2 percent of New Yorkers have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Additionally, over 3 million first doses have been administered by New York providers to date and 114,730 first and second doses were administered over the past 24 hours. As of 11:00 AM today, New York providers have administered 95 percent of first doses. New York expects to receive approximately 164,800 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine this week. The added doses will supplement New York State’s expected week 12 supply of Pfizer and Moderna, for a total of approximately 878,080 doses, the highest-ever weekly vaccine allocation. The week 12 allocation from the federal government will begin arriving mid-week.
“With the New York State Vaccine Taskforce unanimously recommending the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, we are one more step closer toward eradicating COVID from every corner of our state,” Governor Cuomo said. “I’m confident that we will continue to see increases to our weekly allocation and in turn get even more shots in arms quickly and fairly, but it will take time. The war isn’t won until every New Yorker has been vaccinated. I urge all qualifying New Yorkers to make an appointment and get the vaccine when their turn comes, and to continue to wear a mask and social distance even after being fully vaccinated.”