BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Health continues to report that Floridians aged 54 and younger are the primary recipients of COVID-19 vaccine so far, with the 65+ group making up just a small percentage of the 68,133 shots given so far.
The latest numbers dramatically contradict an order by Governor Ron DeSantis calling for those age 65 and older to get the vaccine first. The order was a verbal suggestion before Wednesday when the official executive order was signed.
Don’t be surprised if the Florida Department of Health changes its reporting policies in the days ahead.
For now, we have a clear look at who is getting the vaccine:
Ages 16-24 — 2,270 shots given.
Ages 25-34 — 13,400 shots given.
Ages 35-44 — 15,177 shots given.
Ages 45-54 — 14,781 shots given.
Ages 55-64 — 14,041 shots given.
Ages 65-74 — 5,278 shots given.
Ages 75-84 — 1,807 shots given.
Age 85 and older — 1,439 shots given.
American Indian/Alaskan — 188.
As expected, the Florida Department of Health reports that no second dose has been administered at this point.
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