Local Vaccinations Continue to Lag Behind

 Local and area vaccination numbers still seem to be lagging the nationwide numbers where about one third of all Americans have now been full vaccinated against Covid-19.

 

People Vaccinated in Wayne County

Fully Vaccinated

Total

4,429

% of Total Population

21.8%

Population ≥ 18 Years of Age

4,422

% of Population ≥ 18 Years of Age

27.3%

Population ≥ 65 Years of Age

2,033

% of Population ≥ 65 Years of Age

45.9%

 

Russell County at 27.5%, Pulaski County at 25.1% McCreary County is at 23.7%, Clinton County at 22%

 

The Governor has said that once 2.5 million are vaccinated against the virus, he will lift restrictions in the state including capacity limits on businesses and venues, and even possibly the mask mandate, which is still in effect in Kentucky.