The University of Connecticut’s health system is canceling COVID-19 vaccination appointments due to shortages.
On its COVID-19 vaccine program website, UConn Health Said that its weekly vaccine allocation is being reduced due to lack of product at the state and federal level.
All appointments are being canceled for the first vaccine dose scheduled for Monday through Feb. 8, and no new appointments are being accepted for the first dose. The health system said a decision would be made about canceling additional appointments from 8 February next week.
UConn Health said it plans to keep its commitment to those scheduled to receive the second dose.
About 300,000 individuals in Connecticut received their first coronavirus vaccine dose as of Friday, According to Government Ned Lamont (D) Office. About 64,000 have secured their second place.
The state is Currently vaccinated Health care personnel, long-term care facility residents, medical first responders, and individuals age 75 and older.
Connecticut Has reported 250,023 total positive COVID-19 cases and 7,046 deaths on Saturday.
Lamont Said on thursday The state was considering removing some of the coronovirus restrictions, including ending numerical caps at worship houses and lifting curfew at restaurants at 10am.