Special Report

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

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Massachusetts
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 519,796 (9.8% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 1,934,940 (28.0% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 9,165 per 100,000 people (total: 632,558)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 250 per 100,000 people (total: 17,276)

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

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Michigan
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 1,155,877 (15.1% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 2,475,149 (24.8% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 8,416 per 100,000 people (total: 841,234)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 177 per 100,000 people (total: 17,657)

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

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Minnesota
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 560,012 (13.2% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 1,556,048 (27.7% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 9,720 per 100,000 people (total: 545,404)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 125 per 100,000 people (total: 7,040)

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

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Mississippi
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 484,252 (22.1% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 610,460 (20.4% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 10,317 per 100,000 people (total: 308,111)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 238 per 100,000 people (total: 7,122)

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

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Missouri
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 772,088 (16.7% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 1,348,313 (22.0% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 9,561 per 100,000 people (total: 585,727)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 141 per 100,000 people (total: 8,625)

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