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Wyoming reports 3,405 more residents fully vaccinated in last week; 536 in Natrona

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — A total of 218,077 Wyoming residents have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday, September 27, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.

An additional 3,405 people have been reported as fully vaccinated in the last week. That value is lower than the number of people who became fully vaccinated the previous week: The WDH reported that an additional 3,494 people had become fully vaccinated between September 13-20.

The WDH reports that 37.68% of Wyoming residents have been fully vaccinated as of Monday. That is up from 37.09% a week ago.

Teton County continues to have the highest overall vaccination rate in the state, with 75.55% of the county’s population fully vaccinated. Albany County has the next highest vaccination rate, with 48.63% of people vaccinated.

Seniors age 65 and up are the most likely to have been fully vaccinated in Wyoming. 69.2% of Wyoming residents born in 1956 or earlier are fully vaccinated. 46.5% of adults 18 and up and 24.2% of people age 12-17 are also fully vaccinated.

In Natrona County, 30,009 adults have been fully vaccinated as of Monday. The WDH reports that 536 people in Natrona became fully vaccinated in the last week. 37.58% of Natrona’s population is fully vaccinated.

The northeast part of Wyoming continues to lag behind the rest of the state in terms of overall COVID-19 vaccination numbers. Crook County had the lowest vaccination rate on Monday, with 21.43% of residents fully vaccinated.

Further vaccination data for Wyoming is available from the Wyoming Department of Health.

The Wyoming Department of Health provides COVID-19 case, variant, death, testing, hospital and vaccine data online. The department also shares information about how the data can be interpreted. COVID-19 safety recommendations are available from the CDC.