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Southern Tier, North Country top New York regions in COVID vaccinations

By Adam Rombel (arombel@cnybj.com)

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The Southern Tier and North Country regions have each administered 92 percent of the total vaccine doses they have received, the state reported Thursday.

That ranked them tied for first with the Western New York region in being the fastest in the state at getting available vaccine doses into arms.

The Central New York region, which had led the way in this measure earlier, is currently tied for 5th place at 87 percent.

The statewide percentage is 85 percent. In all, nearly 3.1 million vaccine doses have made it into arms in the state, out of more than 3.6 million doses received.

The current vaccine distribution and administration breakdown by region follows:

 

Region

Total Doses Received

(1st and 2nd)

Total Doses Administered

(1st and 2nd)

% of Total Doses Administered/Received

(1st and 2nd)

Capital Region

228,670

189,524

83%

Central New York

191,470

166,654

87%

Finger Lakes

216,700

193,038

89%

Long Island

452,000

393,401

87%

Mid-Hudson

340,370

270,048

79%

Mohawk Valley

103,685

83,321

80%

New York City

1,617,410

1,365,944

84%

North Country

116,705

107,786

92%

Southern Tier

114,075

105,394

92%

Western New York

238,465

218,680

92%

Statewide

3,619,550

3,093,790

85%

 

 

 

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