Illinois reaches milestone with 50% of residents now fully vaccinated

Illinois reached another COVID-19 vaccination milestone this week. More than 50 percent of the state's population now fully vaccinated, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Over 70 percent of Illinois residents have received at...

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Angry_Foamy
Angry_Foamy
152 · 4 days ago · Reddit

Honestly the fact that this figure isn’t way higher depresses and disgusts me to no end.

DriveMuch83
DriveMuch83
62 · 4 days ago · Reddit

Is the article’s definition of residents including 12 and under? Or is it 50% of eligible population, I couldn’t tell.

ergoapollo
ergoapollo
60 · 4 days ago · Reddit

I’ve probably vaccinated 0.03% of the Illinois population on my own at my job, except lately 95% of the people wanting the vaccine now are tourists and foreigners that are just traveling. No more IL residents. I suspect we won’t reach 60% of IL residents vaccinated.

ImagineAllTheKarma
ImagineAllTheKarma
58 · 4 days ago · Reddit

I'd assume that a good portion of the 20% gap between one shot and two is poor record keeping. People who got shots at different locations or even one out of state.

orcusamongus
orcusamongus
18 · 4 days ago · Reddit

I got my first shot in April, and then fell into a period of anxiety and irrational fear about getting the second shot (clots, etc). I have a history of catastrophic thinking and anxiety. I have now conquered my irrational fear thoughts and I'm getting my second shot tomorrow morning. I'm so happy to soon be fully vaxxed.

Locupleto
Locupleto
7 · 4 days ago · Reddit

Also achieved 100% of people not wearing masks in stores and other public places.

JohannaB123
JohannaB123
6 · 4 days ago · Reddit

50% is such a terrible number. This needs to be like 75%-80% at least!