COVID-19 vaccination rates up in 23 states, down in 27

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An average of 1.55 million COVID-19 vaccine doses per day were administered in the last week, a 5 percent increase from the previous week, according to The Washington Post. The number of doses administered per day includes booster doses in addition to initial vaccinations.

Utah has seen the biggest increase in administered COVID-19 vaccines, with vaccination rates rising by 117 percent in the past week. About 55 percent of Utah's population is fully vaccinated, according to CDC data last updated Nov. 23. West Virginia saw the biggest decrease, with vaccination rates falling by 96 percent. About 41 percent of West Virginia's population is fully vaccinated.

Below are the 50 states and Washington, D.C., ranked by their weekly change in COVID-19 vaccines administered: 

  1. Utah: up 117 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 55.21

  2. Georgia: up 61 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 49.34

  3. Maryland: up 54 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 67.12

  4. Delaware: up 46 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 60.92

  5. Texas: up 42 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 54.42

  6. Indiana: up 34 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 50.5

  7. New York: up 32 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 68.15

  8. Alabama: up 25 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 45.85

  9. Nebraska: up 21 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 57.16

  10. Idaho: up 18 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 45

  11. Minnesota: up 16 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 62.16

  12. Rhode Island: up 15 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 72.17

  13. District of Columbia: up 15 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 64.03

  14. New Mexico: up 14 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 63.28

  15. Arizona: up 12 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 54.39

  16. Vermont: up 8 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 72.61

  17. Louisiana: up 7 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 48.62

  18. Alaska: up 5 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 53.98

  19. Connecticut: up 5 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 71.71

  20. Wisconsin: up 5 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 59.27

  21. Maine: up 4 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 71.99

  22. Massachusetts: up 2 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 70.81

  23. Michigan: up less than 1 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 54.37

  24. Missouri: up less than 1 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 50.74

  25. Kansas: down less than 1 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 54.34

  26. Ohio: down less than 1 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 52.8

  27. Washington: down less than 1 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 64.76

  28. Kentucky: down 1 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 51.86

  29. Oklahoma: down 1 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 51.25

  30. Pennsylvania: down 2 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 57.98

  31. South Carolina: down 2 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 51.13

  32. Virginia: down 3 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 64.59

  33. North Dakota: down 3 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 48.55

  34. California: down 4 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 62.78

  35. Oregon: down 5 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 63.76

  36. South Dakota: down 6 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 54.07

  37. Nevada: down 6 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 54.2

  38. Iowa: down 7 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 56.47

  39. Arkansas: down 7 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 49.05

  40. Florida: down 9 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 60.95

  41. Hawaii: down 9 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 60.69

  42. Tennessee: down 10 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 49.35

  43. Wyoming: down 10 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 45.33

  44. Montana: down 12 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 51.67

  45. Colorado: down 12 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 62.84

  46. Mississippi: down 12 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 46.84

  47. New Hampshire: down 13 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 64.03

  48. New Jersey: down 16 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 67.47

  49. North Carolina : down 22 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 53.82

  50. Illinois: down 50 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 61.21

  51. West Virginia: down 96 percent
    Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 41.51
 

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