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WATCH: Centra Health gives update on COVID-19 vaccine

Centra sees number of ICU patients drop
Centra sees number of ICU patients drop

Centra Health is set to give an update on coronavirus and the distribution of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at 11 a.m. on Tuesday.

The FDA has cleared the Pfizer vaccine for use in the United States, and Virginia’s first dose is set to be administered around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Norfolk. Vaccines in our area will start being administered on Wednesday at the earliest.

Last week, Gov. Ralph Northam laid out the state’s three-phase plan for vaccine distribution. You can read more about that here.

On Tuesday, Virginia reported 3,160 new coronavirus cases, bringing the statewide total to 288,309 since the pandemic began.


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