Four US states have vaccinated less than half of adults against Covid-19, data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows, with just days to go until the Biden administration’s July 4 goal to reach 70% of adults with at least one dose.
Here’s latest data on vaccination efforts in the US, published Monday by the CDC:
- 46.3% of the US population is fully vaccinated (153,776,118 people)
- 16 states have fully vaccinated more than half of their residents: Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington, as well as Washington, DC.
- 16 states have reached Biden’s goal to vaccinate 70% of adults with at least one dose: Virginia, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, as well as Washington, DC.
- With less than a week until the July 4 benchmark, four states have reached less than half of adults with at least one dose: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Wyoming
- Current pace of vaccinations (a seven-day average): 532,873 people fully vaccinated per day; 833,990 doses per day.