Waikato region reaches record of 10,000 vaccinations administered in one day

Waikato region reaches record of 10,000 vaccinations administered in one day

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The Waikato region has reached a record of 10,000 vaccinations administered in one day.

Thursday was the biggest day for jabs given to people — the highest daily rate ever.  3,354 people received their first dose, and 7,043 received their second dose.

Vaccination of Māori people has reached the highest number at 1,903. Over 60,000 Māori have now received their first vaccination in the region.

62% of the 10,397 vaccinations were administered by primary care partners in Waikato.

The vaccines were delivered at pop-up mobile clinics, in rural areas such as Raglan, Tirau and other remote areas; Ruapehu, National Park and Rarimu.

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