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New Mexico vaccine clinic stops giving shots temporarily – North Platte Telegraph

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. (AP) — One of New Mexico’s largest vaccination clinics will hit the pause button this week and temporarily stop giving vaccines after administering shots for more than a week, citing limited supplies.

State officials expect an increase in vaccine deliveries in coming weeks.

Officials with University of New Mexico Health Sciences said they want to ensure they have enough vaccines to to give booster shots to people who already received their first shots.

The clinic was administering around 1,600 doses per day, with a goal of eventually hitting 3,000 shots daily.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Mexico since the pandemic began last year have topped 174,550, with an additional 487 cases reported Monday.