Texas DHS confirms COVID-19 doses headed to Midland, Odessa

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FILE – In this Jan. 9, 2021, file photo, vials of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are placed next to a loaded syringe in Throop, Pa. (Christopher Dolan/The Times-Tribune via AP, File)

AUSTIN, Texas (Nexstar) – More doses of the Coronavirus vaccine are headed to the Permian Basin this week.

According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the state will receive 330,000 doses of the vaccine from the federal government this week. Some of those are expected to hit hubs in Midland and Odessa this week.

Texas DHS says Midland Health is expected to receive 4,875 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, while Midland Community Health Services will receive 100 doses of the Moderna vaccine.

Over in Ector County, Medical Center Hospital is expected to receive 3,900 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, data from Texas DHS states.

Here is a look at the other counties and the doses they are expected to receive:

Andrews: 400 (Moderna)
Reeves: 975 (Pfizer)
Jeff Davis: 100 (Moderna)
Upton: 200 (Moderna)

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