COVID Cases Surging in Most Vaxxed U.S. States: Newsweek

The most vaccinated U.S. states are seeing new Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations rise.

QUICK FACTS:
  • Vermont, the most vaccinated state in the U.S. (73% fully vaccinated), “has seen its average daily hospitalizations climb by 32 percent over the last two weeks,” Newsweek reports, and is seeing “75 new hospital admissions a day.”
  • Rhode Island—also 73% vaccinated—”has seen average daily hospital admissions increase by 55 percent over the last 14 days. The number now stands at 152.”
  • Maine—again, also 73% vaccinated—”has seen a 23 percent rise in average daily hospitalizations over the last 14 days. On average, the state sees 350 new COVID hospitalizations a day.”
  • Connecticut—72% fully vaccinated—”has seen its COVID hospitalizations rise by 48 percent from two weeks ago to 405 a day on average.”
  • Massachusetts—71% vaccinated—”has seen average daily hospitalizations rise by 44 percent, to 807.”
  • 60% of the American population is fully vaccinated, notes Newsweek.
Matthew Freza, 39, is vaccinated by a pharmacy student at Central Falls High School in Central Falls, Rhode Island, on February 13, 2021. Rhode Island, which is 73 percent vaccinated, has seen average daily hospital admissions increase by 55 percent over the last 14 days. JOSEPH PREZIOSO | Newsweek