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: 311,511 (14.6% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 1,240,084 (42.6% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 10,977 per 100,000 people (total: 319,586)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 177 per 100,000 people (total: 5,166)

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: 582,894 (17.4% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 1,977,640 (44.3% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 10,434 per 100,000 people (total: 466,244)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 162 per 100,000 people (total: 7,250)

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: 599,392 (17.5% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 1,660,099 (35.6% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 10,425 per 100,000 people (total: 485,803)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 231 per 100,000 people (total: 10,765)

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: 139,341 (13.1% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 838,767 (62.7% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 5,170 per 100,000 people (total: 69,192)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 64 per 100,000 people (total: 861)

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: 340,207 (7.4% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 3,451,899 (57.1% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 7,659 per 100,000 people (total: 462,835)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 161 per 100,000 people (total: 9,758)

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