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NYC to Give Away Tickets, Other Incentives to Get Covid Vaccines

May 10, 2021, 3:18 PM

New York City will give away free tickets to Lincoln Center, Brooklyn Cyclones baseball, botanical gardens and other venues as incentives to get a Covid-19 vaccine in a bid to increase protection in the most populous U.S. city.

“Each person who gets vaccinated helps move everything forward,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio, in a Monday briefing. “We’ve gotten to the point where supply exceeds demand.”

De Blasio said the city has administered more than 7 million shots, but the rate has dropped precipitously since April, when it doled out as many as 115,000 vaccinations in a single day. ...