New York State Vaccines will receive a $ 5 million lottery ticket. “Vaccines are an important part of the puzzle, and we need to crush the coyote once and for all,” said Governor Andrew Cuomo.
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A pilot program called “Vox & Scratch” allows vaccinated people to get ticket 20 tickets to the mega multiplier lottery. The grand prize is five million dollars.
– We know that vaccines are an important part of the puzzle. (…) We do everything we can to make the vaccine as quick and easy as possible, but as vaccination rates are declining across the state we need to get creative to vaccinate more and more people. The governor explained that this new pilot program would give New Yorkers more incentives to get vaccinated by giving them a free scratch card of up to five million dollars to win.
He pointed out that with the successful vaccination of New Yorkers, the situation will improve and return to normal soon.
“I encourage everyone who has not yet been vaccinated to go to a nearby facility and get vaccinated,” Cuomo pleaded.
Five million key prize in the “Vox & Scratch” lottery. There are many more, the lowest being $ 20.
“The chances of winning anything in this project are one in nine,” Guomo said, adding that “if everyone gets vaccinated, everyone will win.”
The pilot program will begin next Monday and last until Friday, May 28th. It will initially cover 10 vaccination sites in New York City, Long Island and other parts of the state.
Cuomo also announced that vaccination points will be opened at seven New York City airports as more people travel by plane as summer approaches. This product is available to all airport staff who visit or depart from US residents.
According to the NBC, 42 percent had been fully vaccinated by Tuesday. New Yorkers, newly eligible age 12 to 15 years. Fifty-three percent of adults in the state are fully vaccinated.
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