91.5% of University of Alabama’s athletic department vaccinated, director tweets

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October 02 2021 06:00 pm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Approximately 91.47% of the University of Alabama’s athletic department is vaccinated against COVID-19, according to athletic director Greg Byrne.

Byrne tweeted Monday at approximately 3:30 p.m. that the medical team informed him that over 90% of staff, coaches and student-athletes are vaccinated.

The announcement comes just weeks before the beginning of the regular football season.

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