Special Report

States Where the Most People Are Vaccinated

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New Jersey
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of August 31, 2021: 5,457,911 (61.3% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 84.2%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 31, 2021: 12,217 per 100,000 people (total: 1,088,330)
> Population: 8,908,520

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

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New Mexico
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of August 31, 2021: 1,257,905 (60.0% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 97.9%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 31, 2021: 10,953 per 100,000 people (total: 229,509)
> Population: 2,095,428

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

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New York
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of August 31, 2021: 11,696,867 (59.9% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 88.8%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 31, 2021: 11,616 per 100,000 people (total: 2,270,119)
> Population: 19,542,209

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

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North Carolina
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of August 31, 2021: 4,860,736 (46.8% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 78.9%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 31, 2021: 11,454 per 100,000 people (total: 1,189,296)
> Population: 10,383,620

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

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North Dakota
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of August 31, 2021: 317,655 (41.8% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 82.5%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of August 31, 2021: 15,372 per 100,000 people (total: 116,838)
> Population: 760,077

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