Pritzker: COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments May Reach Half-Million Next Week

The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped to Illinois is going up. Governor J.B. Pritzker announced yesterday that he expects the state to start receiving up to a half-million doses next week. The state has administered over one-point-eight-million doses of the vaccine and has received nearly 300-thousand doses per week from the federal government. Pritzker made the announcement about the anticipated increase at a mass vaccination site in Belleville.