More than 2 million Coloradans received 1 dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Colorado News

This picture taken on November 17, 2020 shows a syringe and a bottle reading “Vaccine Covid-19. (Photo by JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images)

DENVER (KDVR) — Colorado continues to close in on herd immunity marking a milestone on Saturday: more than 2 million people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 1.2 million are fully vaccinated.

“This is the greatest national effort since World War II and I’m incredibly proud of how much progress we’ve made in Colorado,” Governor Jared Polis said. “This has been an extraordinary year and we’ve joined together to support each other. Thanks to the efforts of modern science, we’re almost to the end of the tunnel, and I know we’re all excited to get there. Those who aren’t yet vaccinated need to be very careful as cases are rising by wearing masks and avoiding socializing with others.”

All Coloradans age 16 and up are eligible to receive the vaccine. 

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