The state of Illinois has hit a significant milestone in its COVID-19 vaccination drive, with more than 80% of adult residents having received at least one dose of the vaccine.
As of Monday, 80.4% of Illinois adults age 18 and older have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. That number represents more than 7.9 million Illinois residents, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Approximately 63.1% of Illinois adults have been fully vaccinated against COVID, according to state officials.
Of the more than 6.9 million Illinois residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, 1,728 have been hospitalized because of COVID, representing 0.025% of the fully vaccinated population. Of those, 432 fully vaccinated Illinoisans have died due to COVID complications, representing 0.006% of that population.
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Here’s how other states compare to Illinois in terms of COVID vaccinations:
Indiana’s data covers residents age 12 and older, with 54.8% of that population considered to be fully vaccinated. Approximately 58.7% of residents in that category have received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine.
The state of Iowa is outpacing Illinois in terms of the percentage of adults fully vaccinated against the virus, with 64.8% of residents receiving all doses of the vaccine. Approximately 69.7% of adult Iowans have received at least one dose of the vaccine, per data obtained via the state’s health department and the CDC.
Approximately 72% of the state’s adult residents are fully vaccinated against COVID, according to public health officials. COVID vaccinations are also high among residents 65 and older, with 91% of that population fully vaccinated.
In Michigan, approximately 57% of the state’s residents age 12 and older are fully vaccinated, with 61.6% of residents in that age group receiving at least one dose of the vaccine.
According to Missouri health officials, 64.4% of the state’s adult residents have received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine, with 57.1% being fully vaccinated against the virus.
In Wisconsin, 67.3% of adults have received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine, with 63.6% of adults completing their vaccination series, according to state health officials.