Walz announces $200 reward for kids 12-17 who get COVID shots
Those ages have the lowest vaccination rates among all eligible age groups.
COVID cases growing faster in Minnesota than anywhere else in US
But there's a bit more to the story when also considering hospitalizations and deaths.
Entire Twin Cities is above 70% vaccination rate among 12+
There are 11 counties in all that have crossed this mark.
The MN counties where fewer than half of eligible residents are vaxxed
Eight of the state's 87 counties fall into this category.
The 8 Minnesota counties still below a 50% vaccination rate
Fewer than half of all vaccine-eligible individuals in these areas have received at least one shot.
3 Twin Cities counties reach 16+ vaccination rate of 80%
More than 8 in 10 residents of that age group have gotten at least one dose.
Entire Twin Cities metro now above 70% vaccination rate in 16+
The lone holdout, Anoka County, recently passed the 70% threshold.
COVID vaccine to be offered at 14 Twin Cities YMCAs
The vaccine will be available to everyone age 12 and up during free clinic events.
Where are child COVID vaccination rates highest and lowest in Minnesota?
In many counties, fewer than half of all eligible children have received even one dose.
70% of Minnesotans aged 16 and up have had at least 1 vaccine dose
The governor acknowledged the progress, but said there is still work to be done.
The number of MN counties with a 70% vaccination rate hasn't budged in weeks
The figure remains stubbornly unchanged since late June.