Lake Houston-area vaccine rollout: Several ZIP codes near 50% vaccination mark

More than 120,000 vaccine doses have been administered in the seven ZIP codes in the Lake Houston area as of April 5. (Courtesy Baylor College of Medicine)
More than 120,000 vaccine doses have been administered in the seven ZIP codes in the Lake Houston area as of April 5. (Courtesy Baylor College of Medicine)

More than 120,000 vaccine doses have been administered in the seven ZIP codes in the Lake Houston area as of April 5. (Courtesy Baylor College of Medicine)

One week after all Texan adults became eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, more than 120,000 doses have been administered to residents in the seven ZIP codes in the Lake Houston area as of April 5. This is a 22% increase over the course of a week.



According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, 122,628 doses have been administered, and 42,231 people have been fully vaccinated. This is a 33% increase in fully vaccinated residents from last week.





Several ZIP codes are nearing the 50% mark for vaccination. ZIP code 77345 has vaccinated about 55.59% of its population. ZIP code 77338 has the lowest percentage of vaccinated population at 27.23%.

By Andy Li