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Vaccinations progressing slowly, so far


January 6, 2021

The COVID vaccine rollout is progressing slowly but surely across the state. So far, nine people have been fully vaccinated with both doses of the COVID vaccine, while 51,255 others have received just the first dose.

The Oregon Health Authority has set hospital and healthcare workers as the top priority, alongside vulnerable long-term care facility residents. In Linn County, 1,411 people have been vaccinated with the first dose so far: about 1 in every 100 people.

Oregon has distributed about 26 percent of its vaccine doses, and the Oregonian reported on Jan. 3 that the state trails 40 othe...

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