In the race against the spread of more difficult-to-control coronavirus variants, the United States is making steady progress in rolling out its vaccines nationwide. As of Tuesday, January 26, 24.7 million people, or about 6% of the U.S. population, had received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; that number is 15.2 million Americans a week ago. An additional 3.8 million people, or 1.1% of the population, have now received both doses.
The progress of the vaccination campaign varies increasingly from state to state, with the percentage of the population vaccinated ranging from 4.5% in Idaho and Missouri to 11.4% in Alaska, the state. the largest and least dense in America. West Virginia, which has been ahead of the crowd in administering vaccines for weeks, is the only other state to have vaccinated more than 9% of its population.
2.9 million doses have been administered in long-term care facilities thanks to the federal government’s partnership with private pharmacies, up from 1.7 million a week ago.
The country administered 52.3% of the vaccines distributed. California, the state that received the most doses, administered 45.3% of their 5.3 million doses. Texas, Florida and New York, which also received large distributions, administered 57%, 48% and 63% respectively.
SHARE OF POPULATION THAT RECEIVED AT LEAST ONE PLAN
|State or territory||Share vaccinated|
|District of Colombia||7.6%|
|Caroline from the south||5.3%|
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