Delaware is making headway in Covid 19 vaccinations of frontline workers, along with nursing home workers and residents.
Figures from the Delaware vaccination dashboard showed the state with a rising number of doses administered.
|Location||Total Doses Administered|
|State of Delaware||26,707|
Delaware Division of Public Health officials noted that vaccinations are probably greater than current figures suggest due to lag times in reporting inoculations. Also, some smaller vaccine shipments to other locations may not immediately make their way to the dashboard.
The state has recorded a few days of 2,000 daily vaccinations.
Delaware reported little or no change in the number of Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech doses available. There were earlier indications that the state was holding back doses due to the federal government’s lack of clarity on the size of future shipments.
Hundreds of thousands of doses will be needed for group 1B – essential workers and people over 65. Delaware is currently in phase 1A.
Reports have indicated that the federal government is holding back second doses of the vaccine, even though Delaware has sufficient cold storage for 300,000 doses.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention vaccination dashboard reported that Delaware received nearly 71000 doses and 27,000 vaccinations.
President-elect Joe Biden has indicated that more doses should be released. That has led to concerns that some people might not get the second dose in time, should a supply snafu develop.
To access the Delaware dashboard, click here.