COVID-19 vaccinations up 14% in past week, White House says

7/24/2021 3:02:00 AM

COVID-19 vaccinations up 14% over the past week, White House officials say, as the more contagious delta variant is quickly spreading in under-vaccinated areas.

The delta variant now makes upover 80% of cases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Tuesday, up from 50% at the beginning of July.It's unclear at the moment whether the increase in vaccinations is a blip or a trend. An ABC News analysis of CDC data shows that, as of Thursday, the number of COVID-19 vaccinations had plateaued at about 530,000 total shots administered per day. Over the last week, on average, 297,202 people initiated vaccination per day -- 9.6% higher than the previous seven days.

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On average, 236,791 adults initiated vaccination each day in the last seven days -- 7.4% higher than the previous seven days, the analysis found. Among 12- to 17-year-olds, that number rose nearly 20%.The five states that currently have the highest COVID-19 case rates are seeing their vaccination numbers increase, according to the White House. Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Missouri and Nevada are seeing a higher rate of people getting their first shots compared to the national average, Jeff Zients, the White House coordinator on COVID-19, told reporters Thursday.

"This is a very positive trend," he added.Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesAnna Mendez, LPN, administers a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic set up by Healthcare Network on May 20, 2021 in Immokalee, Fla. The Healthcare Network set up the vaccination site for particularly hard-to-reach populations, including seasonal farmworkers and people with limited proficiency in English. headtopics.com

Visits to the websitevaccines.govfrom users in Alabama -- the least-vaccinated state -- have gone up three times in the last two weeks, according to epidemiologist and ABC News contributor Dr. John Brownstein. Meanwhile, people in Louisiana and Missouri have doubled visits to the site, he found, suggesting people there are seeking information on where to get a shot.

On Friday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey called on people to get vaccinated, as the daily average of new COVID-19 cases has tripled over the last two weeks in the state."Let's get it done, and we know what it takes to get it done -- get a shot in your arm," she said during a press briefing."I've done it, it's safe, it's effective, data proves that it works, it doesn't cost anything, it saves lives."

Just under 34% of the state's population is fully vaccinated, according to CDC data. Read more: ABC News »

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