Michigan targeting 100K vaccinations per day

State leaders have set a new vaccination goal after surpassing the old one.

Weeks after hitting their goal of vaccinating 50,000 people per day in Michigan, state leaders are raising their target to 100,000.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer made the announcement Wednesday, saying that increased deliveries of vaccine supplies will allow vaccine providers to quickly get more shots in more arms.

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“These new, higher vaccine targets are a testament to what we can do together, and we need to meet them so we can keep rebuilding our economy,” said Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun in a statement.

The state is already well on its way to meeting the new goal. In the week ending Tuesday, Michigan was averaging nearly 82,000 inoculations per day – a record for the state.

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