5 things for Houstonians to know for Monday, Feb. 8

More than 60,000 doses sent to vaccine hubs in Houston area
More than 60,000 doses sent to vaccine hubs in Houston area

Here are things to know for Monday, Feb. 8:

1. More than 60,000 doses sent to vaccine hubs in Houston area this week

Tens of thousands of additional coronavirus vaccines are headed to the Houston area this week.

More than 60,000 doses will be sent to vaccine hubs in the Houston area. Harris, Galveston, and Fort Bend counties will receive the most.

The Houston Health Department said nearly 6,400 doses will go to the department’s Area Agency on Aging.

Health officials said about 3,800 will be set aside for providers in underserved communities and other doses are for previously scheduled appointments. About 5,700-second doses will be given, officials said.

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2. Texas coronavirus hospitalizations fall below 10,000