It has been reported that a total of $ 116.5 million will be awarded in the US state of California to encourage the public to get vaccinated against the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19).
California Governor Gavin Newsom, in a statement to members of the press yesterday, announced that they will give a monetary reward to those who are vaccinated from June 4 to speed up vaccinations in California, where more than 20 million people are vaccinated.
In this context, Newsom said they would hand out a total of $ 116.5 million in prizes, including $ 1.5 million to 10 people, $ 50,000 to 30 people and $ 50 in gift certificates to 2 million. of people.
Aiming to vaccinate 70 percent of the population by mid-June, when Kovid-19 measures are minimized, Newsom said more resources are being allocated than other states in the United States to speed up vaccinations.
Officials noted that the source of the rewards to be distributed to the public will be allocated from the state’s disaster relief budget.
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APPLIED IN MANY STATES
On the other hand, various awards continue to be awarded in Ohio and New York in the USA to accelerate vaccine studies.
A lottery has been organized in the US state of Ohio to encourage vaccination as part of the fight against the coronavirus. It has been announced that a $ 1 million reward will be given to 5 vaccinated people across the state. The declaration of the United States to the “vaccine lottery” in the state of Ohio has led to complete “madness”.
MARYLAND WOULD SHOT FOR $ 400K
In many states in the United States, free donuts and gift certificates have been given out previously to encourage vaccination. Maryland State Governor Larry Hogan announced that the state will hold a 40-day raffle and the winner will receive a grand prize of $ 400,000. The Maryland winner will be announced on July 4.
On the other hand, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that between May 24 and May 28, “vaccination scratch cards” will be distributed to citizens who have been vaccinated for $ 20, and the winner will take home a prize. of $ 5 million. “The more New Yorkers we are vaccinated, the better off we will be and the faster we can return to the new normal. That is why I encourage anyone who has not yet been vaccinated to come to the nearest facility and to get vaccinated, “he added. Cuomo said.