Seventy percent of US adults are vaccinated against Covid-19, reaching President Biden’s July 4 goal about one month late, according to the latest data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Here’s the latest data on vaccination efforts in the, published Monday by the CDC:
- Fully vaccinated: 49.7% of the total US population (all ages)
- Not vaccinated: 32.4% of the eligible US population (12+)
- Current pace of vaccinations (seven-day average): 441,329 people are initiating vaccination each day
- This is the highest it’s been since July 4
- It’s a 28% increase over last week’s pace
- An average of 673,185 doses are being administered each day
- 20 states have fully vaccinated more than half of their residents: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin, as well as Washington, DC.
- Alabama and Mississippi are the only states to have fully vaccinated less than 35% of their residents.
- 70% of adults have received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine, a goal that the Biden administration’s had aimed to reach by July 4.
- 20 states have reached this threshold: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, as well as Washington, DC.
- All states have vaccinated at least half of their adults with at least one dose; Mississippi is worst in the nation in this metric, with exactly 50% of adults with at least one dose.