Report: 15% of Kansas residents have gotten COVID-19 vaccine
March 5, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Slightly more than 15% of Kansas residents have received at least the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, with the state's white residents getting the shots at higher rates, according to health department data released Friday.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported on its website that 439,127 people have been vaccinated in the state.
The agency said 658,459 doses of the vaccine have been administered so far, including 219,306 second doses.
A racial breakdown shows that 311,948 people who got the shots were white, a rate of about 124 per 1,000. That co...