Over 3.2 million Virginians fully vaccinated | Over 7 million vaccine doses administered

Over 3.2 million Virginians fully vaccinated | Over 7 million vaccine doses administered
In this March 11 file photo, a technician prepares COVID-19 coronavirus patient samples for testing at a laboratory. (Source: AP/File)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - More than 7 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered across the commonwealth, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.

As of May 16, at least 4,111,852 people in Virginia have received at least their first dose of the vaccine, with 3,203,273 people being fully vaccinated - that’s 37.5% of the state’s population.

The CDC defines people who are fully vaccinated as those who are two weeks past their second dose of the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines or two weeks past a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

As of May 16, there have been 7,073,537 total doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered since the first vaccine shipments arrived in the state. The average amount of doses administered each day is 44,135.

In total, 8,684,635 COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed to healthcare facilities throughout the commonwealth.

For the latest data about COVID-19 cases in Virginia, visit this link.

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