As of Wednesday, eight in 10 US Border Patrol agents and staff were fully or partially vaccinated against COVID-19. Washington Post informed of Saturday, as the deadline for federal workers to get vaccinated.
The Border Patrol has about 21,000 workers, of whom 77% were fully vaccinated and 3% had received a partial dose as of November 10. Washington Post informed ofCiting internal data.
About 1% of agents and employees said they had not been vaccinated and did not request a waiver
Federal employees and contractors must be fully vaccinated by November 22 — meaning they must receive a second dose of Moderna’s or Pfizer’s vaccines, or a single dose of the J&J vaccine, 14 days before the deadline.
Some 15.5% of agency employees have applied for exemptions for religious or medical reasons, Post informed of,
The agency did not immediately respond Businesshala‘Request for comment.