Special Report

States Where the Most People Are Refusing the COVID-19 Vaccine

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Kansas
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 365,121 (17.1% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 731,678 (25.1% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 10,466 per 100,000 people (total: 304,719)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 169 per 100,000 people (total: 4,930)

These are all the counties in Kansas where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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Kentucky
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 573,527 (17.2% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 1,172,523 (26.2% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 9,716 per 100,000 people (total: 434,148)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 140 per 100,000 people (total: 6,261)

These are all the counties in Kentucky where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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Louisiana
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 780,329 (22.7% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 1,041,033 (22.3% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 9,663 per 100,000 people (total: 450,279)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 220 per 100,000 people (total: 10,255)

These are all the parishes in Louisiana where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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Maine
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 169,359 (15.9% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 423,789 (31.7% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 4,137 per 100,000 people (total: 55,375)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 57 per 100,000 people (total: 757)

These are all the counties in Maine where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).

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Maryland
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 543,695 (11.9% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 1,609,564 (26.6% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 7,122 per 100,000 people (total: 430,351)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 141 per 100,000 people (total: 8,493)

These are all the counties in Maryland where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it’s still getting worse).