A Florida man receives a COVID-19 vaccination shot during a press conference hosted by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Jan. 4, 2021. Source: Screenshot/Florida Channel
Florida is getting close — with 49.8 percent residents fully vaccinated.
But it still hasn’t gotten to the 50 percent mark, according to data from the CDC on Thursday.
The nationwide figure is now 50.3 percent for fully vaccinated residents.
Meanwhile, Florida lags behind 22 states and the District of Columbia, which are already at 50 percent or higher. Several Southern states have very low vaccination rates.
But overall, Florida is about in the middle of the pack when it comes to the percent of residents fully vaccinated in states across the country.
Here’s a list of vaccination rates in all states and Washington, D.C., which shows where Florida stands:
|STATE||People Fully Vaccinated by State of Residence||Percent of Total Pop Fully Vaccinated by State of Residence|
|New York State||11,281,250||58|
|District of Columbia||393,767||55.8|
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