Some 42% of people living in Eddy County are fully vaccinated as of Jan. 17, according to data from New Mexico Department of Health.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers someone fully vaccinated two weeks after they've been given a single-dose shot (Johnson & Johnson) or a second shot (either Pfizer or Moderna).
New Mexico reported 398,939 total cases of coronavirus, an increase of 5% from the week before.
The five counties with the highest percentage of their population fully vaccinated in New Mexico as of Jan. 17 are Los Alamos County (75%), Taos County (72%), Santa Fe County (71%), Rio Arriba County (68%) and Sandoval County (66%).
Here are the latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Eddy County as of Jan. 17:
How many people in Eddy County have received a COVID-19 vaccine?
48% of people in Eddy County have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 27,351 people
42% of people in Eddy County are fully vaccinated, for a total of 23,912 people
For a county-by-county look at the vaccination rollout, see our COVID-19 vaccine tracker, which is updated daily.
How many people in New Mexico have been vaccinated so far?
83% of people in New Mexico have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 1,732,360 people
67% of people in New Mexico are fully vaccinated, for a total of 1,411,189 people
COVID vaccinations for kids and boosters
The percentages in this story reflect the total share of the population that has received vaccines. That now includes people as young as 5 years old, for whom vaccines have been authorized.
These weekly stories will be updated as more data on vaccination rates in children, as well as booster vaccination rates, are released.
We pull data on local vaccine distribution on a weekly basis. Check back for our next weekly update mid-week for the latest numbers.
This article originally appeared on Carlsbad Current-Argus: Eddy County New Mexico vaccine rate: How many people are vaccinated?