Fort Bend leads Texas in vaccination efforts according to state data, county says
According to the county, Fort Bend is the No. 1 per capita fully-vaccinated county jurisdiction in the state with 51.54% of residents recorded. (Courtesy UH College of Nursing)
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Cameron County follows Fort Bend at 50.97% while Hidalgo County is at 50.81%, El Paso County sits at 50.09%, and Collin County is at 49.81%.
As of data pulled on May 14, 40.25% of the state's population age 16 and older are fully vaccinated. The state's number is slightly higher at 51.72% for the percentage of the population age 16 and older vaccinated with at least one dose.
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