Over 5.5 million people fully vaccinated | More than 12.8 million vaccines administered
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - More than 12 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered across the commonwealth, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.
As of Dec. 3, at least 6,381,047 people in Virginia have received their first dose of the vaccine - that’s 74.8% of the population. The department of health also reports 5,583,106 people have been fully vaccinated - that’s 65.4% of Virginia’s population.
VDH tracks the percentage of adults who have received one dose, which is currently 88.6%, with 77.7% of adults are fully vaccinated.
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.
VDH is also tracking how many people have received their booster vaccine. So far, 1,334,480 Virginians have received their third dose.
As of Dec. 3, 168,211 children ages, 5-11 have received their first dose of the vaccine.
As of Dec. 3, 12,867,780 vaccine doses have been administered in the state. The average number of doses administered each day is 28,534.
In total, 15,130,515 COVID-19 vaccines have been received throughout the commonwealth.
For the latest data about COVID-19 cases in Virginia, visit this link.
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