Over 35K COVID-19 vaccines administered statewide

HONOLULU — More than 35,000 coronavirus vaccinations have been administered in Hawaii as of Friday, health officials said.

The Hawaii Department of Health received 91,700 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, including 54,600 of the Pfizer-BioNTech brand and 37,100 of the Moderna brand, Hawaii News Now reported.

The department said thousands more doses are expected in the coming weeks. Officials said the department ordered 17,550 additional doses of the Pfizer vaccine, which are scheduled for delivery next week.

Health care workers and older residents in long-term care homes in Hawaii have already been inoculated. The department said it could release information on how people 75 and older can get the vaccine as soon as next week. An exact date was not immediately known.

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