Vermont leads the nation in vaccine administration

Published: May. 3, 2021 at 7:50 AM EDT|Updated: May. 3, 2021 at 12:51 PM EDT
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MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont now leads the nation in COVID-19 vaccine doses administered per capita.

According to the CDC, Vermont has administered 93,100 per 100,000 doses. Click here to see the data on other states.

Overall, more than 60% of Vermonters have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

More than 40% are fully vaccinated.

“We’ve been a national leader throughout the pandemic, and it’s up to all of us to finish strong,” said Gov. Phil Scott, R-Vermont.

Vermont now ranks first in the United States for rate of vaccine administration. We’ve been a national leader...

Posted by Governor Phil Scott on Monday, May 3, 2021

On Monday, Vermont reported 31 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide all-time total to 23,150.

There were 15 people hospitalized, including four in intensive care.

The state reported one additional fatality, bringing the statewide total since the pandemic began to 248.

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