Colorado meets president’s goal of vaccinating 70% of adults by July 4
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – Governor Jared Polis announced on Saturday that 70% of adults in Colorado have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This means the state has met the president’s goal of vaccinating people over 18 by July 4.
“I am delighted that our state has reached the goal of 70% of adults having at least their first vaccination by Independence Day. This is an exciting milestone for the people of our state, it is a testament to our resilience and united commitment in the fight against this deadly virus. The vaccine is a safe and effective way to protect ourselves and enjoy the life we love in Colorado, ”Governor Polis said. “Our country has a simple tool to stop the loss in the form of a safe, highly effective and free vaccine, so get your vaccine to protect yourself and your family.”
According to Governor Polis, here are the state’s current vaccine numbers:
- 3,154,395 Colora 18 years and over immunized with one dose
- In total 3,344,512 Coloradans were immunized with a dose
- 2 957 758 Coloradans are fully immune
Governor Polis said the United States as a whole had yet to meet the July 4 target and was within 67% of adults vaccinated with their first dose.
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