COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says the approval of a third coronavirus vaccine means the state will receive nearly 450,000 doses this week.
The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.READ MORE: World Of Wheels Auto Show Returns To David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Monday that the state will receive 96,100 doses of the new vaccine this week.READ MORE: West Virginia Lawmakers Approve Needle Exchange Regulations
He said that brings the total this week to 448,390 total doses including the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines.
The state is also expanding eligibility to people 60 and over, police officers, day care workers, pregnant women, and others.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Firefighters, Hilltop Pharmacy Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic For Second Dose Distribution
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