TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas ordered lower than 1% of its vaccine allocation from the federal authorities for this week, the state well being division reported Friday.
The disclosure got here because the division’s information confirmed that Kansas nonetheless had practically 593,000 unused doses as of Friday, about 21% of the two.8 million shipped to the state.
The state, Wyandotte County and the College of Kansas Well being System partnered with Kansas Speedway to advertise vaccinations Thursday and Friday on the Kansas Metropolis, Kansas, NASCAR observe. The speedway supplied individuals who obtained vaccinated two laps round its observe and entered them in a raffle for prizes that included tickets to the NASCAR Cup Sequence race there in October.
The state well being division stated it ordered just one,020 or 0.7% of its federal allocation of 147,660 vaccine doses for this week.
Its information confirmed that a mean of 4,348 vaccine pictures a day had been administered through the seven days ending Friday, its lowest seven-day common since Jan. 21.