97% of Eligible Residents in Montgomery County Have Received at Least One Vaccine Dose 

97% of Eligible Residents in Montgomery County Have Received at Least One Vaccine Dose

According to CDC data, 97.1 of the population 12 years of age and older in Montgomery County, MD (865,866 residents) have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. 88.2% in that group have been fully vaccinated and 82.4% of the entire population of Montgomery County has received at lease one dose. Of the population 65 years and older, 99% have received at least one dose.

Visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/data/ for the Montgomery County COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

One area that is falling behind in vaccination rates are safety departments. Recent date shows only 62.8% of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Nationally, just over 55% of the US population is fully vaccinated and sixteen states have yet to vaccinate more than half of their residents. According to CNN, “the seven-day average rate of people getting their first shot is 231,695, 31% less than last week, almost half — 47% — less than a month earlier — and a far cry from the millions a day the country saw in April.” and that “almost 25% of the eligible population — about 70 million people — are not vaccinated”.

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