Here's how many people have received a COVID-19 vaccine in Polk County
Polk County has administered more than 8,529 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as cases continue to rise in the state, according to data from the Minnesota Department of Health.
That's up 18.24% from the previous week's tally of 7,213 COVID-19 doses administered.
In the latest week, Minnesota reported 480,845 cases of coronavirus, an increase of 1.15% from the week before.
Last week, Gov. Tim Walz announced that Minnesotans have received more than 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
“Every time a Minnesotan gets their shot, they are protecting themselves and moving our entire state closer to ending this pandemic," said Walz in a release last week. "We still need more vaccine from the federal government and we have a long road ahead, but we can truly see the light at the end of the tunnel."
The five counties that have administered the highest number of COVID-19 vaccine doses as of Feb. 25 are St. Louis, Olmsted, Dakota, Ramsey and Hennepin.
Here are the latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Polk County as of Feb. 25:
How many people in Polk County have received a COVID-19 vaccine?
- A total of 8,529 of vaccine doses have been administered.
- Among those, 5,792 were first doses and 2,737 were second doses.
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How many people in Minnesota have been vaccinated so far?
- A total of 1,142,741 of vaccines doses have been administered.
- Among those, 770,021 were first doses and 370,981 were second doses.
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