Official: Nevada's Virus Vaccine Allotment Is 'Low, Slow'
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada has administered more than 137,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
But state coronavirus task force chief Caleb Cage said Friday that Nevada's vaccine allocation from the federal government has been "low, slow and weekly" and "is not enough to meet our needs or our capacity."
Cage said the health district in southern Nevada, which includes Las Vegas and where three-quarters of the state's population lives, has the capacity to administer about 92,000 doses a week.
But the entire state is only getting about 36,000 doses a week. He says Nevada is doing everything it can to press for more doses.