Nearly 70% of adults have been vaccinated
China News Service, June 18, according to a report from the US Chinese website, Illinois Governor Pritzker announced on the 17th a new COVID-19 vaccine lottery plan to incentivize more residents to get vaccinated. At present, 69.7% of adults in the state have received at least one dose of the new crown vaccine, but there are still millions of eligible people who have not yet been vaccinated.
According to reports, the program called “All In for the Win” will reward Illinois residents who have received at least one dose of the new crown vaccine before July 1st with a total of 10 million U.S. dollars. Residents who have been vaccinated will automatically Participate in the lottery.
The program will give out $7 million in cash prizes in 43 draws. The remaining $3 million will be rewarded through 20 college scholarships to vaccinated teenagers.
Pritzker said in a statement: “This is another way we strive to ensure that every resident is protected from the new crown, especially against more dangerous variants.”
< p>”Vaccines are very effective, they can protect you, and they can make your community safer.” He added, “If you do this, you might even win prizes.”
Plitz Kr said that the first lottery will be held on July 8th, at which time one US$1 million cash winner and three US$150,000 scholarship recipients will be selected.
Thereafter, there will be a prize draw of US$100,000 each week, and the “Grand Finale” will be held on August 26. At that time, cash prizes of up to US$2 million and 17 scholarship winners will be awarded.
As of June 17, the state reported that 69.7% of the state’s population of 18 years and older had received at least one dose of the new crown vaccine. But the state still has about 3 million residents eligible for the vaccine, but they have not yet been vaccinated.
Currently, more than 314.9 million doses of the new crown vaccine have been vaccinated across the United States.