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NYC vaccinates record 76,024 residents in 1 day

Randy Mancini 12 Feb 27
Medical worker Michelle Chester shows a Pfizer coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine before giving it to nurse Sandra Lindsay, who was among the first to receive it, and who will receive the second dose at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in the Queens borough of New York City, on January 4, 2021. (Photo by SHANNON STAPLETON / POOL / AFP) (Photo by SHANNON STAPLETON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Medical worker Michelle Chester showed a Pfizer coronavirus vaccine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in the Queens borough of New York City, on January 4, 2021. (Photo by SHANNON STAPLETON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio touted a new high in vaccinations as COVID-19 numbers in the city continue to drop.

Speaking from a vaccination site on Saturday, de Blasio said the goal is to reach five million vaccinated New Yorkers by June.

Here’s a look at our #COVID19 indicators:

• 282 new hospitalizations• 3,539 new cases

• 6.74% positivity rate (7-day avg.)