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The pandemic has given Americans a lot to deal with this week. There are causes for concern such as the continued spread of more contagious and potentially deadly variants of coronavirus across the country; Data from the CDC, Which approved Double masking Today it can be seen that variant cases have been identified in 34 countries.
And reasons for hope, such as the downward trend in new COVID cases – yesterday was the first time since November 2 that the US had fewer than 100,000 new infections per day for three days in a row – and the steadily increasing number of Americans vaccinated against COVID .
As of Tuesday February 9, 10.3% of the population, or 33.8 million people, had received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine. according to the Centers for Disease Control. That’s 27.2 million people a week ago. Ten and a half million people, or about 3.2% of the population, have been fully vaccinated with two doses of the vaccine Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. A total of 44 million vaccines have been administered nationwide – 67.9% of the 66 million vaccines distributed.
Alaska remains the state with the highest percentage of residents to have received at least one shot at 15.8%. A total of 18 states, including the most populous state of California, have reached more than 10% of their population with at least one dose. Kansas, Missouri, and Rhode Island are the furthest away, as 8.3% of their population has been vaccinated to date.
Despite the steady progress of the rollout, many priority groups are still waiting for vaccination. This appears especially true in color communities. While Data is limitedThere is evidence that vaccines, like the effects of the pandemic itself, are unevenly distributed.
SHARE WITH THE POPULATION WHO RECEIVED AT LEAST ONE SHOT
|State or territory||Share vaccinated|
|District of Columbia||10.7%|
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