More than 90% of New Mexico adults have received first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More than 90% of New Mexico adults have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the New Mexico Department of Health announced Thursday.
State health officials also said more than 76% of New Mexico adults have now completed their initial vaccination series, meaning they have received either their first dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or their second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.
“This is an incredible milestone for our state, and I want to thank every New Mexican who has helped to make this possible,” NMDOH Deputy Secretary Dr. Laura Parajon said.
New Mexico reported more than 6,000 additional COVID-19 cases Thursday, setting a new single-day record.
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