WATCH: Kern County resident one of final 15 winners in California’s ‘Vax for the Win’ giveaway

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KGET) — The final 15 winners in California’s “Vax for the Win” giveaway were drawn on Friday alongside a winner from last week’s drawing. One winner came from Kern County.

The 15 winners drawn on Friday were from these counties: Monterey, Sacramento, Alameda, Los Angeles. Fresno, San Diego, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Riverside, Orange and Kern.

Vaccinated residents in the state 12 years and up were automatically entered in the drawing, regardless of immigration status. The “Vax for the Win” incentive program was created to get more people vaccinated in the state.

Gov. Newsom also announced new partnerships with California-based businesses to continue encouraging Californians to get vaccinated and celebrate the state’s reopening next week.

Ten people will be picked to win $1.5 million each on June 15, the date of the state’s reopening. There were 30 winners picked to win $50,000 each in the “Vax for the Win” giveaway – a total of $1,500,000. The first drawing was held June 4 and the second was held June 11.

Winners will be identified by anonymous number and the county they live in, according to a press release sent out by the state.

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