Newton County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 17% of people fully vaccinated

Chastity Laskey, USA TODAY NETWORK

Newton County has administered more than 17,863 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as of June 15, according to data from the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services.

That's up 2% from the previous week's tally of 17,474 COVID-19 doses administered.

In Newton County, 17% of people living in Newton County are fully vaccinated as of June 15. 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 613,848 total cases of coronavirus, an increase of 0.62% from the week before.

The five areas with the highest percentage of their population fully vaccinated in Missouri as of June 15 are Boone County (44%), St. Charles County (41%), Joplin (39%), St. Louis County (39%) and Franklin County (38%).

Here are the latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Newton County as of June 15:

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

  • 19% of people in Newton County have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 9,985 people
  • 17% of people in Newton County are fully vaccinated, for a total of 8,811 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?

  • 44% of people in Missouri have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 2,668,263 people
  • 37% of people in Missouri are fully vaccinated, for a total of 2,250,526 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.

Nurse Lisedor Desrisiers with the San Joaquin County Clinics, left, gives a shot of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to Edward Posada at an homeless encampment under the Interstate 5 bridge at Weber Avenue in downtown Stockton, California.