Special Report

States Where the Most People Are Vaccinated

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26. Kentucky
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of Oct. 5, 2021: 2,363,081 (52.9% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 85.8%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct. 5, 2021: 15,564 per 100,000 people (total: 695,474)
> Population: 4,468,402

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

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25. Illinois
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of Oct. 5, 2021: 6,824,845 (53.6% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 86.0%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct. 5, 2021: 12,800 per 100,000 people (total: 1,630,864)
> Population: 12,741,080

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

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24. Iowa
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of Oct. 5, 2021: 1,712,414 (54.3% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 81.6%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct. 5, 2021: 14,435 per 100,000 people (total: 455,579)
> Population: 3,156,145

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

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23. Nebraska
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of Oct. 5, 2021: 1,063,886 (55.1% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 85.2%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct. 5, 2021: 13,883 per 100,000 people (total: 267,841)
> Population: 1,929,268

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

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22. Wisconsin
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of Oct. 5, 2021: 3,306,845 (56.9% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 91.4%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct. 5, 2021: 14,005 per 100,000 people (total: 814,187)
> Population: 5,813,568

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