Special Report

States Where the Most People Are Vaccinated

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26. Illinois
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of Oct. 26, 2021: 6,897,954 (54.1% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 82.6%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct. 26, 2021: 13,193 per 100,000 people (total: 1,680,908)
> 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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25. Kentucky
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of Oct. 26, 2021: 2,436,437 (54.5% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 84.6%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct. 26, 2021: 16,430 per 100,000 people (total: 734,137)
> 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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24. Iowa
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of Oct. 26, 2021: 1,745,363 (55.3% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 80.2%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct. 26, 2021: 15,182 per 100,000 people (total: 479,153)
> 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. 26, 2021: 1,084,264 (56.2% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 84.0%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct. 26, 2021: 14,485 per 100,000 people (total: 279,450)
> 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. 26, 2021: 3,379,016 (58.1% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 89.5%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Oct. 26, 2021: 14,922 per 100,000 people (total: 867,512)
> Population: 5,813,568

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