Maricopa County receives 0 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine this week, as the vaccine proves to be a milestone


According to county officials, PHOENIX, AZ – Maricopa County received a zero dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine this week from the Arizona Department of Health Services.

Pfizer uses the vaccine at its POD locations in the Maricopa County Valley.

The county says they only have enough Pfizer supplements to honor appointments at POD through Feb. 12. He even said that he would not cancel any appointment.

County officials said, “Everyone believes this is a shared supply problem that we must resolve together. ADHS has committed to continue operations of the Maricopa County POD on an as-needed basis from its supply,” the county Officials said.

The county says they received 20,000 doses of the modern vaccine that are being distributed to pharmacies and other health partners and are working on the logistics of daily receipts between the state and the county.

“Meanwhile, public health has continued to focus on planning more events using the modern vaccine and using the modern vaccine to serve those in Phase 1A and 1B prioritized,” the county said .

Arizona proved to be a new milestone on Friday. The state has given higher doses of the COVID-19 vaccine than those who tested positive.

According to state data from the Arizona Department of Health Services, Arizona will soon report 14,000 deaths in the state related to COVID-19.

The ADHS reported an additional 196 deaths on Friday, with a total of 13,948 fewer than 14,000 deaths.

ABC 15 data analyst Garrett Archer found that it has been 22 days in the past month with reports of more than 100 deaths in the state, and 11 were over 200.

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