TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – More than 5 million people in Florida have been at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19, as the state continues to expand eligibility.
Through Monday, 5,057,939 people had received shots, with 2,791,216 fully vaccinated, according to numbers released Tuesday by the Florida Department of Health.READ MORE: Shooting Investigation at Miami Gardens Gas Station
Vaccines produced by Pfizer and Moderna require two doses, while a vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson requires only one dose.
Through Monday, 2,615,837 people had completed the Pfizer and Moderna two-dose series, while 175,379 had received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which was approved for use later than the other two types.READ MORE: Passing Asteroid Lights Up South Florida Sky
Another 2,266,723 people had received first doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.
The state initially focused on vaccinating seniors and health-care workers but has gradually expanded eligibility. This week, eligibility was opened to people ages 50 and older.
As of Monday, 3,178,147 people ages 65 and older had been vaccinated — or 62.8 percent of the overall total.MORE NEWS: Woman Fatally Shot By Police Serving Eviction At Brickell Building Identified As 40-Year-Old Stephanie Voikin
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