Special Report

States Where the Most People Are Vaccinated

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31. South Dakota
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of May 17, 2022: 546,730 (62.0% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 74.8%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 17, 2022: 27,049 per 100,000 people (total: 238,635)
> Population: 882,235

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

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30. Alaska
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of May 17, 2022: 457,621 (62.1% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 73.8%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 17, 2022: 33,612 per 100,000 people (total: 247,865)
> Population: 737,438

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

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29. Iowa
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of May 17, 2022: 1,959,357 (62.1% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 76.6%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 17, 2022: 24,401 per 100,000 people (total: 770,128)
> 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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28. North Carolina
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of May 17, 2022: 6,458,520 (62.2% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 75.5%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 17, 2022: 25,924 per 100,000 people (total: 2,691,805)
> 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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27. Texas
> Residents who are fully vaccinated as of May 17, 2022: 17,891,712 (62.3% of the pop.)
> Share of vaccine doses administered: 75.5%
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of May 17, 2022: 23,643 per 100,000 people (total: 6,785,855)
> Population: 28,701,845

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

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