DUPAGE COUNTY – Nearly 30,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered so far in DuPage County, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health’s new COVID-19 vaccine dashboard launched on Tuesday.
The state health department’s new addition of an online vaccine distribution portal shows vaccine allotments and distribution totals county by county.
According to the IDPH data, DuPage County thus far has administered 29,940 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The data shows that 7,612, or 0.82% of people in DuPage County, with a population of 928,589 are fully vaccinated, meaning that they have received both doses of the vaccine. Both the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines required two doses
The state vaccine data lists percentage of each county’s population that’s been fully vaccinated so far, including how many doses were administered relevant to population size.
As of Tuesday Knox County in west central Illinois has the highest percentage of their population fully vaccinated so far, at 1.14%, or 569 people out of the county’s 50,112 according to the IDPH.
Cook County, not including Chicago, along with the city of Chicago individually, has vaccinated the most number of people so far: Cook County, not including Chicago, has fully vaccinated 13,818 so far out of a population size of 2,474,499. In the city of Chicago, with a population size of 2,705,994, there are 13,799 people who are fully vaccinated so far.
In total, the state of Illinois has received so far 869,625 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, and administered 353,791 of them. Long-term care facilities across Illinois have received 231,475 doses of vaccine, and administered 41,075 of them as of Tuesday.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention COVID data tracker, a total of 9,327,138 people nationwide have received the first dose of the vaccine, as of Tuesday morning. A total of 27,696,150 doses of the vaccine had been distributed nationwide.