NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — More than 80% percent of adults in New York City have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday.
De Blasio made the announcement on the Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC Friday morning.
“As of today, we have now passed a major, major milestone, adults in New York City,” the mayor said. “This is a level that a lot of folks in the medical community say is crucial.”
“This is a big deal, and I hope New Yorkers appreciate that this is because New Yorkers came forward, because we mounted the biggest vaccination effort in the city’s history,” he added.