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Nevada governor: Delayed COVID-19 vaccines being delivered to state

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Posted at 1:09 PM, Feb 22, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has responded to the reported delayed vaccines from last week's winter storms across the nation.

Monday, Sisolak wrote in a tweet that more than 46,000 delayed doses were being delivered to the state as of Monday morning.

Last week, a tweet by the Nevada Health Response reported a possible delay in vaccine deliveries to the state because of severe weather in other parts of the country.

The Pfizer vaccines are mostly shipped from their primary site in Kalamazoo, Michigan, directly to the point of use.

The Moderna vaccine is being shipped from its distribution centers in Olive Branch, Mississippi, and outside Louisville, Kentucky.

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Sisolak also wrote that state and local partners will be working overtime this week to help deliver the first and second COVID doses as quickly as possible.