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About two-thirds of the country has received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine and well over half of the country is fully vaccinated, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About 1 million doses per day are administered nationwide, far fewer than during the spring peak when vaccines first became widely available.
|Jurisdiction||Share of population that has received at least one dose||Share of population fully vaccinated||Weekly change in doses administered|
All adults have been eligible for a shot since April, and almost 17 million children, as young as 12, have been eligible for a coronavirus vaccine since May.
Public health and government leaders said that racial and ethnic equity would be critical in distributing vaccines, but data collection on the race of recipients has been poor.
These charts show the percent of the population in each racial or ethnic group that has received a vaccine so far. Alaskan Native and Native American populations have a higher rate of vaccination, which tribal leaders have attributed to their sovereignty and emphasis on prioritizing elders and their communities. Because so much race information is missing, vaccine rates for each group is understated.
The risk of hospitalization and death from covid-19 rises with age, and vaccination rates have followed that pattern, with prioritization for people in nursing homes and for older Americans.
District of Columbia
The District of Columbia has vaccinated a sizable number of nonresidents as many health-care workers and other essential workers, including teachers and school staff, commute into the District from neighboring states for work.