Some 68% of people living in Middlesex County are fully vaccinated as of Tuesday, according to data from the New Jersey 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 Jersey reported 1,236,151 total cases of coronavirus, an increase of 1% from the week before.
Middlesex County has one of the five highest percentages of their population fully vaccinated in New Jersey as of Tuesday.
The other counties in the top five are Somerset (72%), Morris (71%), Bergen (70%) and Hudson (69%).
Here are the latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Middlesex County:
How many people in Middlesex County have received a COVID-19 vaccine?
83% of people in Middlesex County have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 685,921 people
68% of people in Middlesex County are fully vaccinated, for a total of 561,343 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 NJ have been vaccinated?
78% of people in New Jersey have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 6,950,766 people
67% of people in New Jersey are fully vaccinated, for a total of 5,992,387 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 for the latest numbers.
This article originally appeared on MyCentralJersey.com: Middlesex County NJ vaccine rate: How many people are vaccinated?