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Arizona doles out over half its vaccine supply; more coming

COVID-19 Vaccine
Posted at 4:24 PM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 18:24:20-05

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has administered more than half of its COVID-19 vaccine supply but is expected to get more than 1 million doses soon.

The Arizona Department of Health Services' daily vaccine report Tuesday shows the state has given out 59% of its vaccine doses, or more than 702,000.

But 1.2 million doses were expected to be shipped this week.

Meanwhile, COVID-19 hospitalizations and confirmed new infections are dropping.

Despite that, Arizona had the third-worst COVID-19 diagnosis rate in the U.S. over the past week.

The state reported over 2,900 new cases and 238 deaths Tuesday.