Coronavirus

Pace of vaccine rollout stalls, but still on 'plan'

Andy Fyers
Wed, 21 Apr 2021

Pace of vaccine rollout stalls, but still on 'plan'
Close to 50,000 vaccine doses were administered in the past week.
Andy Fyers
Wed, 21 Apr 2021
The weekly update on the progress of New Zealand's vaccine rollout shows there has been no significant increase in the speed at which vaccines are being administered.However, the figures show the rollout is currently keeping pace with the DHB plan released by the Ministry of Health (MoH) last week.About 48,000 doses were delivered in the seven days to midnight on April 20. That was a slight improvement on the 45,000 doses delivered in the seven days prior.It represents a rate of 6,800 doses per day.To hit the initial target of 1.16 mil...

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