Sunday, April 18, 2021

Governor Cuomo Updates New Yorkers on State Vaccination Program


175,311 Doses Administered in the Last 24 Hours    

More Than 1.4 Million Doses Administered Over Past Seven Days    

Vaccine Dashboard Updated Daily on the State's Vaccine Program; Go to ny.gov/vaccinetracker

 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's vaccination program. 175,311 doses have been administered across the state's vast distribution network in the last 24 hours, and more than 1.4 million doses have been administered over the past seven days. The week 18 allocation of 1,538,650 first and second doses is expected to finish arriving today.        

"Our providers are working around the clock to get more shots into arms, and we remain focused on making sure the vaccine distribution is equitable and our vaccination sites are accessible," Governor Cuomo said. "Our progress is strong and steady, but so is the capability of this virus, which is why we cannot afford to lose any of the tremendous progress we've made. We are fortunate to have a trusted partner in the White House that has been instrumental in helping to maintain our vaccination supply here in New York, and if we all continue to get vaccinated and practice safety guidelines, we will defeat this beast once and for all."  

New York's vast distribution network and large population of eligible individuals still far exceed the supply coming from the federal government. Due to limited supply, New Yorkers are encouraged to remain patient and are advised not to show up at vaccination sites without an appointment.

Vaccination program numbers below are for doses distributed and delivered to New York for the state's vaccination program, and do not include those reserved for the federal government's Long Term Care Facility program. A breakdown of the data based on numbers reported to New York State as of 11 AM today is as follows.                                                  

STATEWIDE BREAKDOWN

Total doses administered - 13,297,331

Total doses administered over past 24 hours - 175,311

Total doses administered over past 7 days - 1,438,340

Percent of New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose - 41.4%

Percent of New Yorkers with completed vaccine series - 28.1% 

  

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