L.A. Mayor Says Dodger Stadium Delivered 7,730 Covid-19 Vaccines on Wednesday

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Tom Tapp on January 21, 2021.

Speaking from Dodger Stadium, which he proposed was the country’s — and possibly the world’s — “largest Covid-19 vaccination site,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that Los Angeles’ five vaccination sites have already administered vaccines to more than 80,000 people. The mayor said that, on Wednesday alone, the Dodger Stadium facility delivered a staggering 7,730 doses.

“The last person exited here, I think about 11 [p.m.],” said the mayor indicating that, with lines still snaking out the lot, those running the site decided to keep the gates running past closing time. We probably did more vaccinations here than anywhere probably in the county if not the world.

Garcetti also revealed that, by the end of the day tomorrow, LA will be finished vaccinating all residents of skilled nursing facilities. …

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