Vernon Parish COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 23% of people fully vaccinated

Chastity Laskey, USA TODAY NETWORK

Some 23% of people living in Vernon Parish are fully vaccinated as of Aug. 24, according to data from the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers someone fully vaccinated two weeks after they've been given a single-dose shot (Johnson & Johnson) or a second shot (either Pfizer or Moderna).

Louisiana reported 664,618 total cases of coronavirus, an increase of 5% from the week before.

The five parishes with the highest percentage of their population fully vaccinated in Louisiana as of Aug. 24 are Orleans Parish (55%), West Feliciana Parish (53%), Jefferson Parish (52%), East Feliciana Parish (46%) and St. Tammany Parish (46%).

Here are the latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Vernon Parish as of Aug. 24:

How many people in Vernon Parish have received a COVID-19 vaccine?

  • 29% of people in Vernon Parish have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 14,837 people
  • 23% of people in Vernon Parish are fully vaccinated, for a total of 11,837 people

For a parish-by-parish look at the vaccination rollout, see our COVID-19 vaccine tracker, which is updated daily.

How many people in Louisiana have been vaccinated so far?

  • 48% of people in Louisiana have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 2,253,416 people
  • 40% of people in Louisiana are fully vaccinated, for a total of 1,866,495 people

We pull data on local vaccine distribution on a weekly basis. Check back for our next weekly update mid-week for the latest numbers.

Ann Lee, a pharmacist for Lee Health, prepares COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers, Florida. Vaccinations have picked up as the delta variant has spread.