More than 2 Million Doses of Vaccine Sent to Alabama, Half a Million People Fully Vaccinated

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More than 2 million doses of vaccine for the coronavirus have been delivered to the state, and more than half a million Alabamians have completed their shots, the state Department of Public Health reported Friday.

The agency said 2,021,465 doses have been shipped to the state, and 1,364,631 have been administered. A total of 523,264 people have finished their shots of the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single-shot Johnson & Johnson product.

Friday’s daily update by ADPH listed 531 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24  hours, bringing the state’s total to 510,579 and the daily average for the past week to 523.

There were 28 new deaths, raising the total for the pandemic to 10,391.

The department said 386 people were being treated as inpatients at 105 hospitals across the state on Thursday. The highest daily total was 3,084 on Jan. 11.