69,349 first-dose COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Washington as of Dec. 31, 2020, according to news release from the Washington State Department of Health.
A total of 56,236 Pfizer and 13,106 Moderna vaccines have been administered. These are the first round of two doses. The state is expected to order second-dose allocations for the Pfizer vaccine this week, meaning those who have received the first dose will be getting the second soon.
The state also expects to receive second-dose allocations of the Moderna vaccine around mid-January. Vaccine recipients must receive two doses from the same manufacturer for maximum protection against COVID-19.
In total, the state has ordered 111,150 Pfizer vaccines and 171,800 Moderna vaccines as of Dec. 30, 2020. In week three allocation, the department anticipates just over 57,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and just over 44,000 doses of the Moderna vaccines to be distributed.
Of those doses, about 43,000 will go to 87 sites in 26 counties, and about 58,000 will go to long-term care facilities and 17 tribes and Urban Indian Health Programs, according to the release.
The department of health is also expected to announce this week the next phases of vaccine distribution.