The newest timeline for Michigan, released by the MDHHS on Wednesday, Jan. 13, sees a delay in the originally planned schedule, pushing the last prioritization group, everyone aged 16 and up without high-risk health conditions, toward the end of 2021.
In total, Sparrow has distributed 9,351 doses of vaccine, while having received a total of 17,725, most of which fall in that 98% category of distributed or allocated, according to a Monday press release.
Last semester, there was a spike COVID-19 cases as MSU students moved back to East Lansing. Now, MSU will be hosting an additional 1,700 students on campus, according to university spokesperson Dan Olsen.
With an estimated 83,000 people eligible to receive the vaccine, Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail said in a press release Monday that the ICHD can only vaccinate around 2,000 people each week. In five days, over 12,000 appointments have been scheduled.