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Arizona Coronavirus

Department of Corrections vaccinates nearly every 3 in 4 inmates

99% of doses received have been administered

PHOENIX, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry (ADCRR) continues to offer COVID-19 vaccines to inmates at state and private prison facilities.

The Department has received 44,880 doses from the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) thus far. As of Friday, 44,452 of the allocated vaccines have been distributed to inmates across the state's 10 prison complexes. Private prisons have reportedly administered 10,357 vaccines.

The ADCRR will continue to offer vaccines as they are allocated to the Department, and provide weekly updates on the total number of doses administered.

COVID-19 data continues to be updated on ADCRR’s dashboard.

Please note, the data on the dashboard is cumulative back to February 2020.  For the latest regarding ADCRR’s COVID-19 management strategy, click here.

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