Newton County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 15% of people fully vaccinated

Chastity Laskey, USA TODAY NETWORK

Newton County has administered more than 15,821 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as of May 11, according to data from the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services.

That's up 3% from the previous week's tally of 15,297 COVID-19 doses administered.

In Newton County, 15% of people living in Newton County are fully vaccinated as of May 11. 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).

Missouri reported 597,754 total cases of coronavirus, an increase of 0.57% from the week before.

The five areas with the highest percentage of their population fully vaccinated in Missouri as of May 11 are Boone County (39%), St. Charles County (35%), Joplin (34%), Atchison County (34%) and Gasconade County (32%).

Here are the latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Newton County as of May 11:

How many people in Newton County have received a COVID-19 vaccine?

  • 17% of people in Newton County have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 8,985 people
  • 15% of people in Newton County are fully vaccinated, for a total of 7,642 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 Missouri have been vaccinated so far?

  • 40% of people in Missouri have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 2,407,186 people
  • 31% of people in Missouri are fully vaccinated, for a total of 1,904,026 people

We pull data on local vaccine distribution on a weekly basis. Check back for our next weekly update mid-week for the latest numbers.

Sekou Mtayari, Jr., a member of the support staff at Des Moines North High School, gets his first of two Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine shots during a clinic in Iowa on Thursday, May 6, 2021.