40% of Hawaii residents have completed COVID-19 vaccination process

More than 3,700 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered across the state on Tuesday, bringing the total number doses in arms to 1,263,836, the Hawaii Department of Health said Wednesday.

To date, Hawaii has been awarded 1,098,800 COVID-19 vaccine doses of which 1,071,570 had been received as of Wednesday, according to the department. Of the doses received, 88% or 941,102 doses have been administered statewide, including 138,156 on the Big Island.

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In addition to the vaccine doses administered by the state, 181,025 doses have been administered via the federal pharmacy program and 141,709 via federal agencies.

Including state and federal resources, about 51% of the state’s population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine while 40% have completed inoculation.

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On the Big Island, 50% of the Island population, or about 78,935 people, has received at least one dose and 38% have completed the vaccination process, according to the Department of Health.

The state is currently in Phase 2 of its vaccination plan, with all individuals 16 years of age and older eligible to be inoculated.

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