Missouri DHSS: Nearly 170,000 residents fully vaccinated from COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccine
Posted at 4:54 PM, Feb 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-10 17:54:51-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nearly 170,000 Missourians have been fully inoculated with the COVID-19 vaccine, according to state-provided data.

A Department of Health and Senior Services report states that 716,038 doses – including first and second doses – have been administered, with 169,554 people having received both doses.

Nearly 550,000 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

Residents who are 85 years old or older represent the largest number of people who have received at least one dose at 29.1%, while the 15-24 year old group makes up just 2.9%.

Inoculated women outpace men at 11.1% compared to 6.7%.

Roughly 20% of multi-racial residents have received at least one dose compared to 11.6% of native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander residents, 7.1% of white residents, 2.6% of Black residents, 2% of Asian residents and just 0.8% of American Indian or native Alaskan residents.

The state currently is offering vaccines, as they are available, to those who qualify in the follow phases of its vaccination plan: Phase 1A, Phase 1B Tier 1 and Phase 1B Tier 2.

More information about the vaccine plan, or to register to receive a vaccine, visit the Missouri Vaccine Navigator website.