More than 50% of Maricopa County adults over 75 have received COVID-19 vaccine

As of Feb. 16, 711,675 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have gone into the arms of Maricopa County residents, according to Maricopa County Department of Public Health. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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As of Feb. 16, 711,675 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have gone into the arms of Maricopa County residents, according to Maricopa County Department of Public Health. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

As of Feb. 16, 711,675 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have gone into the arms of Maricopa County residents, according to Maricopa County Department of Public Health.

Three-quarters of that figure have been first doses of the vaccine.


According to a report from the county, 53% of adults age 75 and older have been vaccinated; 30% of adults ages 65-74 have been vaccinated; and nearly all eligible law enforcement have had the opportunity to receive the vaccine.

Around 20,000 K-12 educators and staff have been vaccinated so far, according to the county. First-dose events for K-12 school and child care staff are wrapping up, according to the county, with second-dose events beginning soon.


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