Special Report

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

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25. Texas
> Vaccines distributed per 100,000: 167,962
> Vaccinations administered as pct. of population: 126.7% (24th fewest)
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents: 14,797 (22nd fewest)
> Population: 28,995,881

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

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24. North Carolina
> Vaccines distributed per 100,000: 167,990
> Vaccinations administered as pct. of population: 126.6% (22nd fewest)
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents: 14,444 (20th 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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23. Illinois
> Vaccines distributed per 100,000: 168,294
> Vaccinations administered as pct. of population: 136.9% (22nd most)
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents: 13,920 (15th 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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22. New Mexico
> Vaccines distributed per 100,000: 171,217
> Vaccinations administered as pct. of population: 146.9% (13th most)
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents: 14,400 (19th 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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21. Minnesota
> Vaccines distributed per 100,000: 172,084
> Vaccinations administered as pct. of population: 143.1% (17th most)
> COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents: 15,448 (25th fewest)
> Population: 5,639,632

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