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

Chastity Laskey, USA TODAY NETWORK

Newton County has administered more than 16,306 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as of May 18, according to data from the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services.

That's up 3% from the previous week's tally of 15,821 COVID-19 doses administered.

In Newton County, 15% of people living in Newton County are fully vaccinated as of May 18. 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 600,778 total cases of coronavirus, an increase of 0.51% from the week before.

The five areas with the highest percentage of their population fully vaccinated in Missouri as of May 18 are Boone County (41%), St. Charles County (37%), Joplin (36%), Atchison County (35%) and St. Louis County (34%).

Here are the latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Newton County as of May 18:

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

  • 18% of people in Newton County have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 9,206 people
  • 15% of people in Newton County are fully vaccinated, for a total of 7,927 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?

  • 41% of people in Missouri have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 2,468,472 people
  • 33% of people in Missouri are fully vaccinated, for a total of 2,005,281 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.

Corpus Christi and Nueces County Public Health District administers the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children 12-18 years old at the Greenwood Senior Center on Friday, May 14, 2021.