Over 200,000 New Jersey residents have been vaccinated against Covid-19


According to the State of New Jersey Health Department dashboard over 233,000 Covid-19 vaccinations have been given so far, New Jersey as received 651,000 doses of both vaccines. Which means only one third of all the vaccines the state currently has have been used. On Monday Governor Murphy said the state does not have enough vaccines to start protecting elderly state residents who do not live in nursing homes. The state has set aside 214,000 doses for nursing home and long term care facilities. Which will be administered by Walgreen's and CVS. A county by county breakdown shows more than 25,000 vaccinations have been administered to Bergen County residents. Which is about 2.8 percent of the population. Other counties high on the list include: Essex, Monmouth and Mercer counties. The number of Sussex County residents vaccinated so far is 3,649. Sussex County's first vaccination site opens tomorrow at the fairgrounds in Augusta. During Phase A1 of New Jersey's vaccine roll out plan only health care workers and first responders can be vaccinated.

Source: My CentralJersey.COM

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