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NEW YORK — New York City’s troubled jail system is facing the suspension of hundreds of corrections officers for failing to meet a Tuesday deadline to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

The city’s Department of Correction reported 77% of its uniformed staff had gotten at least one vaccine dose as of 5 p.m. Monday.

The city’s municipal workforce, including teachers and police officers, were required to get the vaccine earlier but the deadline for jail workers was delayed a month because of existing staffing shortages.

Mayor Bill de Blasio issued an emergency executive order Monday designed to beef up jail staffing by authorizing a switch to 12-hour shifts from the normal 8-hour ones.