COVID-19 continues to be a concern for residents in the Volunteer State and the Tennessee Department of Health continues to monitor the number of vaccinations recorded daily.
To date, 39.3% of the population in Tennessee has received at least one COVID vaccination dose and 33.4% of Tennesseans have been fully vaccinated.
Those in the 61 to 70-year-old age group have the highest percentage of vaccinations followed by those in the 51 to 60-year-old age bracket.
Statistics released by the state show that those who fall between the ages of 12 and 15 are the least likely to get vaccinated, with only 1.2% receiving the shot or shots.
When examining which race has received the most vaccinations, the Department of Health reports that 64.8% of people vaccinated were white. 18.3% Of vaccinations went to those who listed themselves as “other.” The third largest race to be vaccinated in Tennessee came in at 10.8% and included those who said they are black or African American. 4.1% Of vaccinations were given to those who marked “Unknown” for race, while 2% of the total vaccinations went to those who said they are Asian.
As for males and females... 55.4% of those vaccinated were female, 44.3% were male, 0.1% claimed they were “Other” and 0.3% claimed “Unknown.”