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Georgia Outpaces Nat’l Average, Administers Over Two-Thirds of Shipped COVID-19 Doses

As of Friday evening, the State of Georgia has administered more than two-thirds of the shipped doses of COVID-19 vaccine – putting the state at 67.13%. The number outpaces the national average, which is 56.66%.

“This marks an important milestone in Georgia’s vaccination efforts, but make no mistake: we are not letting up,” Governor Kemp said in a press release. “We will continue to work diligently alongside providers and public health facilities across the state to administer this life-saving vaccine quickly and effectively. Together, we will beat this virus and ensure a safe and swift return to normal for the people of Georgia.”

As of 6 p.m. on Friday, January 29, Georgia’s vaccination numbers were as follows:

  • 887,399 total doses administered.
  • +50,881 doses reported since Thursday, January 28.
  • 67.13 percent administered of total doses shipped.

To view the Georgia Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard, click here.

Jessica Szilagyi
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Jessica Szilagyi is Publisher of The Georgia Virtue. She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as issues in law enforcement. She has a background in Political Science with a focus in local government and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. Jessica is a "Like It Or Not" contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta, a commentator on the 'Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong Podcast,' and she has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and "Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers." Sign up for her weekly newsletter: http://eepurl.com/gzYAZT

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