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Pct. of all residents that are fully vaccinated

20

30

40

50%

No data

Pct. of residents age 18+ that are fully vaccinated

30

40

50

60%

No data

Pct. of residents age 65+ that are fully vaccinated

60

70

80

90%

No data

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Texas Department of State Health Services, U.S. Census Bureau | Note: No C.D.C. data available for Hawaii, Texas and some counties. Five other states were excluded because more than a quarter of data is missing. *Data from Texas’ health agency excludes shots given by federal agencies and includes 16- and 17-year-olds.

Federal regulators have ended the pause on Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine that the government on April 13 recommended, following reports of blood clots in a small number of patients. Officials say the overall risk of clots is extremely low.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday about 153.4 million people have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, including about 116.6 million people who have been fully vaccinated by Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine or the two-dose series made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.

More than 58 percent of adults have received at least one shot. President Biden set a goal on May 4 of reaching 70 percent of adults by July 4.

Providers are administering about 2.19 million doses per day on average, about a 35 percent decrease from the peak of 3.38 million reported on April 13.

New reported doses administered by day

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | Note: Line shows a seven-day average. Data not updated on some weekends and holidays. Includes the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as of March 5.

Figures show the date shots were reported, rather than the date shots were given and include first and second doses of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, and single doses of Johnson & Johnson.

Daily reported doses given by manufacturer

Each line shows the seven-day average.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In December, federal regulators gave emergency use authorization to two-dose vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. Regulators authorized Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose vaccine in February, but recommended a pause in its use on April 13 because of reports of blood clots in a small number of patients. All 50 states paused or recommended that providers pause those vaccinations. The government ended the Johnson & Johnson pause on April 23, clearing the way for states to resume vaccinations.

Johnson & Johnson doses that were already administered or distributed continued to appear in the federal vaccination data during the halt in use.

When Might a Majority of People Be Vaccinated?

Some experts have estimated that 70 to 90 percent of the total population — adults and children — needs to acquire resistance to the coronavirus to reach herd immunity, when transmission of the virus substantially slows because enough people have been protected through infection or vaccination.

A number of factors will determine how quickly this threshold is met, especially the pace at which newly vaccinated people join those who are immune after past infections. But the presence of more transmissible virus variants could complicate that progress. And children, who aren’t yet eligible, may be key to reaching herd immunity, experts say.

The projection below only shows the share of the total population with at least one shot based on the current rate of newly vaccinated people, but it provides a rough indication of when the virus’s spread could begin to stall.

At the current pace of vaccination, everyone could get a shot this year. But no vaccine has been authorized for children under 16.

Based on the seven-day average of people receiving a first or single dose each day.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Andrew Beveridge, SocialExplorer | Note: Total population includes states, territories and three countries with special agreements with the United States: Palau, Micronesia and the Marshall Islands.

But the pace of vaccinations varies across the country. Several states in the South and West, for example, have vaccinated a smaller share of their population with a first or single dose than in other regions.

How each state compares to the national share of vaccinated people

Share of the state population that has received at least one shot.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | Note: On Feb. 23, the C.D.C. began reporting the number of people receiving one or more doses based on where individuals reside, rather than the provider's location. This resulted in a decrease for Washington, D.C.

There are many reasons eligible people may not be vaccinated, including, in some areas, lingering issues of short supply, limited access to vaccination sites and confusing procedures for booking appointments. Some people are hesitant or unwilling to get a shot.

The New York Times recently analyzed vaccine records and voter records in every county in the United States and found that both willingness to receive a coronavirus vaccine and actual vaccination rates were lower, on average, in counties where a majority of residents voted to re-elect former President Donald J. Trump in 2020.

Are The Most Vulnerable Counties Being Vaccinated?

Speed isn’t the only priority for the country’s vaccination campaign. The Biden administration has also committed to distributing shots equitably to the communities most affected by the pandemic.

Yet more than four months into the rollout, the most socially vulnerable counties in the U.S. have a lower vaccination rate on average than the nation’s least vulnerable. The majority of the most disadvantaged counties with the fewest fully vaccinated people are in the South, while the most vaccinated, least vulnerable counties are in the Midwest.

Vaccination rates by county social vulnerability

Share of total population fully vaccinated. Circles sized by county population.

WestMidwestNortheastSouth
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Texas Department of State Health Services, U.S. Census Bureau | Note: No C.D.C. data available for Hawaii, Texas and some counties. Colorado, Georgia, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia were excluded because more than a quarter of data is missing.

Counties are ranked according to the Social Vulnerability Index, a C.D.C. indicator used in public health crises that is based on socioeconomic status, housing, transportation, race, ethnicity and language. Each county’s vaccination rate is its share of all residents that have been fully vaccinated, a figure that does not reflect those who have only received one dose of a two-shot vaccine.

How Is Each State Doing?

Some jurisdictions have been more efficient than others at administering their doses from the federal government.

Pct. of all residents given at least one shot

38

42

46

50%

Pct. of all residents that are fully vaccinated

30

33

36

39%

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The table below includes states, territories, federal agencies and three countries with special agreements with the United States: Palau, Micronesia and the Marshall Islands.

People that have received the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine are included in counts for those with “at least one dose” and those “fully vaccinated.”

Percent of people

Name

Given at least one shot

Fully vaccinated

Doses delivered

Shots given

Doses used

U.S. total*U.S. total*

46%

35%

334,081,065

263,132,561

79%

PalauPalau

72%

51%

24,600

20,625

84%

VermontVt.

62%

44%

768,920

644,114

84%

MassachusettsMass.

61%

44%

8,302,250

6,986,508

84%

HawaiiHawaii

59%

41%

1,599,940

1,394,995

87%

MaineMaine

58%

46%

1,547,860

1,306,086

84%

ConnecticutConn.

58%

45%

4,098,555

3,566,107

87%

New HampshireN.H.

58%

33%

1,451,135

1,152,483

79%

Rhode IslandR.I.

55%

43%

1,307,655

1,006,992

77%

New JerseyN.J.

55%

42%

9,570,595

8,043,316

84%

New MexicoN.M.

53%

42%

2,140,875

1,941,227

91%

PennsylvaniaPa.

53%

37%

13,625,925

11,106,182

82%

Washington, D.C.D.C.

52%

36%

926,085

671,959

73%

CaliforniaCalif.

52%

36%

43,009,640

33,632,769

78%

MarylandMd.

52%

40%

6,759,460

5,310,083

79%

New YorkN.Y.

51%

40%

20,351,075

17,273,238

85%

WashingtonWash.

50%

37%

8,050,430

6,503,438

81%

VirginiaVa.

50%

38%

8,951,685

7,347,888

82%

MinnesotaMinn.

50%

39%

5,500,880

4,775,142

87%

DelawareDel.

50%

38%

1,061,855

837,312

79%

IllinoisIll.

49%

35%

12,960,975

10,298,929

79%

ColoradoColo.

49%

39%

6,040,220

4,959,078

82%

OregonOre.

49%

36%

4,416,135

3,461,500

78%

GuamGuam

48%

36%

173,470

141,124

81%

WisconsinWis.

47%

40%

5,608,775

5,005,275

89%

IowaIowa

46%

39%

2,990,235

2,589,194

87%

South DakotaS.D.

46%

40%

913,275

735,066

80%

NebraskaNeb.

45%

38%

1,880,490

1,567,674

83%

MichiganMich.

45%

37%

10,295,950

7,773,743

76%

American SamoaAmerican Samoa

45%

36%

54,030

39,666

73%

FloridaFla.

45%

34%

22,125,845

16,697,361

75%

KansasKan.

44%

35%

2,842,595

2,158,516

76%

Northern Mariana IslandsNorthern Mariana Islands

44%

37%

72,330

43,382

60%

AlaskaAlaska

43%

37%

781,245

576,062

74%

ArizonaAriz.

43%

32%

7,105,815

5,450,531

77%

KentuckyKy.

43%

35%

4,101,945

3,343,775

82%

MontanaMont.

42%

35%

1,029,765

803,109

78%

OhioOhio

42%

36%

11,073,765

9,026,553

82%

UtahUtah

42%

28%

2,816,640

2,342,020

83%

NevadaNev.

42%

32%

2,665,710

2,236,935

84%

Puerto RicoP.R.

41%

27%

3,496,780

2,204,479

63%

North CarolinaN.C.

41%

33%

10,498,470

7,536,464

72%

North DakotaN.D.

40%

34%

660,750

582,582

88%

TexasTexas

40%

31%

27,689,175

20,403,618

74%

OklahomaOkla.

40%

32%

3,839,935

2,796,112

73%

MissouriMo.

39%

31%

5,526,305

4,300,932

78%

IndianaInd.

38%

31%

5,820,840

4,553,361

78%

South CarolinaS.C.

38%

31%

4,753,605

3,477,773

73%

West VirginiaW.Va.

37%

32%

1,705,485

1,224,949

72%

ArkansasArk.

37%

28%

2,697,960

1,909,885

71%

GeorgiaGa.

37%

28%

9,966,255

6,867,030

69%

TennesseeTenn.

36%

28%

5,673,640

4,385,873

77%

IdahoIdaho

35%

30%

1,513,055

1,150,182

76%

WyomingWyo.

35%

30%

491,155

373,337

76%

AlabamaAla.

34%

26%

4,295,160

2,773,902

65%

LouisianaLa.

34%

29%

3,764,480

2,876,507

76%

U.S. Virgin IslandsU.S. Virgin Islands

33%

27%

68,720

65,936

96%

MississippiMiss.

32%

25%

2,503,565

1,674,202

67%

Marshall IslandsMarshall Islands

26%

22%

51,300

28,478

56%

MicronesiaMicronesia

19%

14%

65,800

37,765

57%

Federal agenciesFederal agencies

12,137,070

9,708,457

80%

Dept. of Veterans AffairsDept. of Veterans Affairs

6,238,805

5,074,735

81%

Dept. of DefenseDept. of Defense

4,035,360

3,175,637

79%

Indian Health ServiceIndian Health Service

1,689,455

1,294,297

77%

Bureau of PrisonsBureau of Prisons

173,450

163,788

94%

*Includes doses provided to Palau, Micronesia and the Marshall Islands.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; U.S. Census Bureau | Note: Extra doses in Pfizer vials and data reporting inconsistencies may result in the percentage of doses used adding up to more than 100. Geographically isolated areas such as Alaska, American Samoa, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands can place orders for multiple weeks at once.

There are many reasons for variation among the states and territories, including demand for the vaccine, lags in data reporting and other logistical challenges. State progress varies by age group as well.

Percentage of residents given at least one shot, by age group

Name

Under 18

18 to 64

65 and older

U.S. total*U.S. total*
3%
52%
84%
HawaiiHawaii
5%
71%
95%
MassachusettsMass.
7%
69%
93%
VermontVt.
6%
68%
97%
ConnecticutConn.
6%
65%
92%
New JerseyN.J.
4%
64%
88%
MaineMaine
4%
62%
92%
New HampshireN.H.
4%
62%
96%
New MexicoN.M.
5%
62%
88%
Rhode IslandR.I.
5%
61%
92%
Washington, D.C.D.C.
2%
61%
79%
CaliforniaCalif.
5%
60%
89%
MarylandMd.
5%
60%
86%
VirginiaVa.
5%
58%
85%
WashingtonWash.
4%
58%
87%
New YorkN.Y.
4%
58%
81%
ColoradoColo.
5%
57%
84%
PennsylvaniaPa.
3%
57%
95%
MinnesotaMinn.
4%
57%
89%
IllinoisIll.
4%
56%
86%
OregonOre.
4%
54%
82%
AlaskaAlaska
4%
53%
79%
DelawareDel.
4%
53%
89%
NebraskaNeb.
3%
52%
85%
UtahUtah
4%
52%
85%
WisconsinWis.
4%
52%
87%
South DakotaS.D.
2%
51%
89%
IowaIowa
3%
51%
86%
KansasKan.
3%
49%
89%
MichiganMich.
3%
49%
81%
Puerto RicoP.R.
4%
49%
61%
TexasTexas
3%
48%
79%
KentuckyKy.
2%
47%
82%
NevadaNev.
2%
47%
78%
ArizonaAriz.
3%
47%
81%
OhioOhio
3%
45%
80%
North DakotaN.D.
2%
45%
82%
MontanaMont.
3%
45%
79%
North CarolinaN.C.
3%
45%
78%
FloridaFla.
2%
44%
86%
OklahomaOkla.
2%
44%
81%
MissouriMo.
2%
42%
77%
IndianaInd.
2%
41%
79%
GeorgiaGa.
2%
41%
77%
ArkansasArk.
2%
40%
74%
IdahoIdaho
<1%
39%
77%
South CarolinaS.C.
2%
39%
81%
TennesseeTenn.
2%
38%
75%
WyomingWyo.
1%
37%
74%
West VirginiaW.Va.
6%
36%
71%
LouisianaLa.
1%
35%
75%
AlabamaAla.
1%
34%
74%
MississippiMiss.
<1%
34%
73%

*Includes people vaccinated in the states, territories and three countries with special agreements with the United States: Palau, Micronesia and the Marshall Islands.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Andrew Beveridge, SocialExplorer

Who Is Eligible for a Vaccine?

The United States has cleared an important milestone in its vaccine rollout: All people 16 and older are now eligible for the coronavirus vaccine in every state. Universal eligibility follows months where states relied on complicated phase-based plans that prioritized certain vulnerable individuals — like older Americans, critical workers and those with certain medical conditions. Often, county plans differed from state plans.

When all adults became eligible for the vaccine in each state

Before April

April 1 through April 14

April 15 or later

Sources: State and county health departments.

Health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities have been eligible for vaccination in every state for months, and people 65 and older have been eligible for months in most states.

For now, the vaccines are not approved for children 15 and younger, but Pfizer recently requested that the Food and Drug Administration expand the emergency use authorization for its vaccine to permit use in children 12 and older. If that happens, young adolescents could potentially start getting vaccinated before school starts in the fall of 2021.

The next phase of the rollout will come with new challenges. Some experts believe that making more people eligible will ultimately get more people across the country vaccinated more quickly. But others have said they are worried that some people may have trouble competing for a shot as the eligibility flood gates open.

About the Data

Data on vaccines delivered and administered comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which updates data daily and reports detailed footnotes here.

The C.D.C. began reporting county-level vaccinations on March 26. This data is not available for all states, and is incomplete in others, artificially lowering the published vaccination rates for some counties.

Figures include vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. People receiving the Johnson & Johnson single-shot vaccine are counted as those with “at least one dose” and those “fully vaccinated.”

The federal data may differ from that reported by states and territories, which may post on different schedules. Providers have 72 hours to report doses administered and it can take additional time for jurisdictions and the C.D.C. to receive this information.

The C.D.C. typically reports data as of 6 a.m. each day. On March 13, the C.D.C. reported about 4.6 million new doses administered, including about 1.6 million doses that were reported after the 6 a.m. cutoff, resulting in a visible spike.

The C.D.C. notes that total doses administered are based on the location where the vaccine was given, and that in limited cases, people might get a vaccine outside of their place of residency. As of Feb. 23, the C.D.C. reports the number of people receiving one or more doses based on where individuals reside.

On Feb. 19, the C.D.C. began including shots given by the federal agencies in each state’s count. Doses delivered to federal agencies were added to state totals on Feb. 20. Some states, including Alaska, North Dakota and Utah, are supposed to receive supplements for tribal governments that have elected to receive their vaccines through the state, rather than through the federal Indian Health Service.

In addition to delivering vaccines to states, territories and some federal agencies, the C.D.C. also distributes doses to three small countries that have special agreements with the U.S. government: Palau, Micronesia and the Marshall Islands.

The C.D.C. also reports state-level data on the number of shots administered to people in nursing homes and long-term-care centers.

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