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: 257,394 (4.8% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 4,308,593 (62.4% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 10,294 per 100,000 people (total: 710,519)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 261 per 100,000 people (total: 18,008)

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: 967,325 (12.7% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 4,772,417 (47.7% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 10,016 per 100,000 people (total: 1,001,153)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 210 per 100,000 people (total: 21,036)

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: 402,161 (9.5% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 2,967,470 (52.9% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 10,800 per 100,000 people (total: 606,034)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 137 per 100,000 people (total: 7,708)

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: 396,122 (18.1% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 992,537 (33.2% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 10,837 per 100,000 people (total: 323,641)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 249 per 100,000 people (total: 7,437)

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: 511,903 (11.1% of total)
> Residents who are fully vaccinated: 2,434,775 (39.7% of population)
> Confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date: 10,247 per 100,000 people (total: 627,804)
> COVID-19-related fatalities to date: 153 per 100,000 people (total: 9,377)

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