State sets 40% of vaccines for hard-hit areas, speeds reopening efforts
Last updated 3/4/2021 at 7:58pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Southern California counties and others across the state could be cleared to open more businesses and lift other restrictions
sooner than anticipated under a plan announced today that will prioritize COVID-19 vaccines in communities hardest hit by the pandemic.
Fueling the plan is a move announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom to set aside 40% of the state's vaccine doses for hard-hit communities, generally those that are lower income and have had higher infection rates and lower numbers of residents getting vaccinated.
"With more vaccines online and administered, California is now...