Kern County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 36% of people fully vaccinated

Chastity Laskey, USA TODAY NETWORK

Kern County has administered more than 669,349 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as of Aug. 2, according to data from the California Department of Public Health.

That's up 1.52% from the previous week's tally of 659,355 COVID-19 doses administered.

In Kern County, 36% of people living in Kern County are fully vaccinated as of Aug. 2. 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).

California reported 3,983,926 total cases of coronavirus, an increase of 2% from the week before.

The five counties with the highest percentage of their population fully vaccinated in California as of Aug. 2 are Marin County (73%), San Francisco County (71%), Santa Clara County (69%), San Mateo County (68%) and Contra Costa County (66%).

Here are the latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Kern County as of Aug. 2:

How many people in Kern County have received a COVID-19 vaccine?

  • 42% of people in Kern County have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 375,169 people
  • 36% of people in Kern County are fully vaccinated, for a total of 321,707 people

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

How many people in California have been vaccinated so far?

  • 66% of people in California have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 25,726,550 people
  • 54% of people in California are fully vaccinated, for a total of 20,961,749 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.

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