A little more than half of Baltimore city workers have complied with the city’s coronavirus vaccine requirement, city officials said Wednesday, three days after the mandate went into effect.

On Monday, when the city’s 14,000 workers were directed to report their vaccination status, Stefanie Mavronis, spokeswoman for Mayor Brandon Scott, said about 48% had complied, but that grew to 56% by Wednesday, The Baltimore Sun reported.

The rate mirrors the vaccination rate for city residents, with 56% fully vaccinated, according to state data.

Those who aren’t fully vaccinated will be subject to weekly coronavirus testing, city officials have said. Testing is scheduled to begin Monday.... Read More: WBAL