Special Report

States Getting the Most COVID-19 Vaccines From the Federal Government

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25. North Carolina
> Vaccines distributed per 100,000: 137,877
> Vaccinations administered as pct. of population: 108.9% (20th fewest)
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents: 13,258 (21st fewest)
> Population: 10,488,084

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

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24. Minnesota
> Vaccines distributed per 100,000: 139,479
> Vaccinations administered as pct. of population: 119.3% (21st most)
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents: 12,558 (18th fewest)
> Population: 5,639,632

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

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23. New Mexico
> Vaccines distributed per 100,000: 141,010
> Vaccinations administered as pct. of population: 134.0% (7th most)
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents: 12,019 (15th fewest)
> Population: 2,096,829

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

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22. Illinois
> Vaccines distributed per 100,000: 141,795
> Vaccinations administered as pct. of population: 121.6% (20th most)
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents: 12,817 (19th fewest)
> Population: 12,671,821

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

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21. Colorado
> Vaccines distributed per 100,000: 142,861
> Vaccinations administered as pct. of population: 125.8% (16th most)
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents: 11,616 (12th fewest)
> Population: 5,758,736

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