Vaccinating Michigan: Tracking the progress of the state's COVID-19 vaccine rollout

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How is the COVID-19 vaccine rollout going in Michigan? We're tracking the state's progress.

Vaccine progress

The CDC is tracking how many Michigan residents have received the vaccine, including those who got their shot out of state. Below is the percentage of eligible Michiganders who have received at least one dose, and those fully vaccinated.

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Boosters and additional doses

Michigan residents first started receiving boosters and additional doses in mid-August. The number of boosters and additional doses has increased since as more fully vaccinated residents have become eligible with passing time and changing eligibility requirements.

Which counties have the highest rate of vaccination?

Darker colors indicate counties with a higher percentage of the population to be fully vaccinated — two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or one dose of the J&J vaccine.

The following table shows, by county of residence, the number of people who have received at least one dose, are fully vaccinated and have received a booster or additional dose. The nu.

Who is getting vaccinated?

Women are getting vaccinated at a higher rate than men, at least early on. Part of the reason is that women make up 55% of the population age 65 and older. Percentages below are based on Michigan population estimates for people 5 and older.

The chart below shows each group's progress toward the 70% goal for residents 5 and over.

Where can I get a shot?

Here are some places to start:

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About the data

Vaccination data used to create this page are downloaded from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 vaccine dashboard and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID data tracker. Vaccine data are analyzed and aggregated by day, geography, demographics and other available dose metrics.

Population data by age and gender are from the U.S. Census Bureau. Specifically, population division 2019 estimates are used to calculate statewide statistics. And the latest American Community Survey 5-year data are used for city and county analyses.

This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Michigan vaccines: The progress of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout

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