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The pandemic has given Americans much to process this week. There are reasons for concern, like the continued spread of more contagious and potentially more deadly coronavirus variants around the country; data from the CDC, which endorsed double-masking today, shows variant cases have so far been identified in 34 states.  

And reasons for hope, like the downward trend in new COVID cases—yesterday marked the first time since Nov. 2 that the US recorded fewer than 100,000 new daily infections for three days in a row—as well as the steadily increasing number of Americans vaccinated against COVID.

Through Tuesday, Feb. 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 up from 27.2 million people a week ago. Ten and a half million people, or about 3.2% of the population have so far been fully vaccinated with two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. In total, 44 million vaccines—67.9% of the 66 million distributed—have been administered nationwide.

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Alaska remains the state with the highest proportion of its residents having received at least one shot, at 15.8%. A total of 18 states, including the most populous, California, have reached more than 10% of their populations with at least one dose. Kansas, Missouri, and Rhode Island have the furthest to go, having so far vaccinated 8.3% of their populations.

Despite the steady progress of the rollout, many in priority groups are still awaiting vaccination; this appears to be especially true in communities of color. While data is limited, there are signs that vaccines, like the impacts of the pandemic of itself, are being unequally distributed.


State or territory Share vaccinated
Alabama 8.4%
Alaska 15.4%
Arizona 9.9%
Arkansas 10.3%
California 10.1%
Colorado 9.7%
Connecticut 11.9%
Delaware 10.6%
District of Columbia 10.7%
Florida 9.6%
Georgia 8.9%
Guam 15.3%
Hawaii 10%
Idaho 8.7%
Illinois 9.5%
Indiana 9.2%
Iowa 8.5%
Kansas 8.3%
Kentucky 9.9%
Louisiana 9.6%
Maine 10.5%
Maryland 9.1%
Massachusetts 10%
Michigan 9.7%
Minnesota 9.6%
Mississippi 9.3%
Missouri 8.3%
Montana 9.9%
Nebraska 8.7%
Nevada 9.5%
New Hampshire 9.2%
New Jersey 9.9%
New Mexico 12.3%
New York 9.4%
North Carolina 9.9%
North Dakota 11.7%
Ohio 9.2%
Oklahoma 11.1%
Oregon 10.3%
Pennsylvania 9.2%
Puerto Rico 7.6%
Rhode Island 8.3%
South Carolina 9.2%
South Dakota 10.7%
Tennessee 8.5%
Texas 9.2%
Utah 9.6%
Vermont 10.5%
Virginia 10.8%
Washington 10.2%
West Virginia 12.4%
Wisconsin 10.6%
Wyoming 10.6%

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