On Sunday morning, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported 13.7 percent of Missouri’s population had received at least one COVID-119 vaccination. Two doses had been given to 7.1 percent of the state’s population.
The report indicates 1, 279,000l doses had been administered in Missouri, including first and second shots. At least one dose had been given to 843,000 people. The number of people receiving two doses exceeded 436,000.
The breakdown, by age group, of residents receiving at least one dose shows those ages 85 and older at 44.4 percent, those aged 75 to 84 at 31.6 percent, and those aged 65 to 74 at 37.6 percent. The percentages decline with each of the younger age brackets.
In this North Missouri region, the percentage of the population receiving at least one dose, from highest to lowest, finds Carroll County at 19.5 percent, Linn 18.4, and Livingston 17.3 percent, all above the state average of 13.7 percent.
Area county’s below the state average were Caldwell 13.6, Sullivan 13.5, Grundy 13 percent, Harrison 12.8, Mercer 11.5, Daviess 11.4, and Putnam County at 10.2 percent of its population receiving at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
In actual numbers, first dose rankings, by area counties, were Livingston County at 2637, Linn County 2191, Carroll 1690, Grundy 1284, Caldwell 1228, Harrison 1073, Daviess 941, Sullivan 824, Putnam 480, and Mercer County with 417 first doses of the vaccine.
Second dose rankings were Linn county 1507, Livingston 986, Carroll 759, Harrison 570, Grundy 506, Caldwell County 389, Daviess 384, Sullivan 227, Putnam 191, and Mercer County 95 people receiving second doses of vaccine.