Special Report

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

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South Dakota
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 110,237 (17.2% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 406,710 (46.1% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 14,128 per 100,000 people (total: 124,641)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 231 per 100,000 people (total: 2,039)

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

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Tennessee
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 871,848 (16.7% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 2,589,941 (38.3% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 12,832 per 100,000 people (total: 868,738)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 186 per 100,000 people (total: 12,583)

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

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Texas
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 2,661,373 (12.5% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 12,205,276 (42.5% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 10,444 per 100,000 people (total: 2,997,665)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 179 per 100,000 people (total: 51,384)

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

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Utah
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 256,680 (11.3% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 1,220,762 (38.6% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 13,212 per 100,000 people (total: 417,653)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 76 per 100,000 people (total: 2,387)

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

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Vermont
> Adults who will likely or definitely refuse vaccination: 22,640 (4.7% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 413,833 (66.1% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 3,648 per 100,000 people (total: 22,848)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 40 per 100,000 people (total: 250)

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

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