Spring, Klein vaccine rollout: More than 130K vaccinated as eligibility expands

More than 130,000 residents in Spring and Klein have received a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
More than 130,000 residents in Spring and Klein have received a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)

More than 130,000 residents in Spring and Klein have received a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)

More than 130,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the nine Spring-Klein-area ZIP codes as of March 28.



According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, 131,604 vaccine doses have been administered, and 43,998 residents are fully vaccinated.





ZIP code 77379 has the most vaccine doses administered at 33,841, while ZIP code 77389 has the highest percentage of its population vaccinated at 46%. Health experts have previously said between 70%-80% of the population would need to be vaccinated to provide herd immunity.



All Texas adults age 16 or older became eligible for the vaccine March 29.

By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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