West Virginia governor claims if his state had enough doses by Valentine’s Day, every person over 65 would be vaccinated
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice lauded his state’s coronavirus vaccine distribution success, and claimed that if the Mountain State had the “doses by Valentine’s Day, every person in this state, 65 years of age and older, would be vaccinated.”
West Virginia has spent the past three weeks as either the number one or number two state in the nation for vaccine doses administered per capita, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Covid-19 Vaccination Tracker. The state also boasts a first dose administration rate of 95.2% and a second dose vaccination rate of 46.8%, according to vaccine data posted to West Virginia’s Covid-19 dashboard Wednesday.
Justice broke down his state’s “all in” approach for distributing the Covid vaccine on CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith”
“We didn’t necessarily take the federal approach, we took a practical approach, and we …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]