About 45% of U.S. adults are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to information released Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
But in 15 states, more than half of the adult residents are fully vaccinated.These states are Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Mexico, New Jersey, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Hawaii, Maryland, New York, Minnesota, Wisconsin. Nebraska and Iowa
In Mississippi, however, less than a third of adults were fully vaccinated, CDC data showed.Nine states, most of them concentrated in the south, were fully vaccinated. Mature: Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Wyoming, South Carolina, Utah, and West Virginia.
Nationally, nearly 59% of adults received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, CDC data showed, but six states have already met the goal of the Biden administration to vaccinate at least 70% of adults with at least one dose. By July 4: Vermont, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Maine.
In total, there were a total of 264,680,844 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine – about 79% of the 337,089,765 deliveries, according to the CDC.
That’s about 1.5 million doses that have been reported since Tuesday, a seven-day average, about 2.2 million times a day.
Note: Data published by the CDC may be delayed and may not have been quantified on the reporting date.