- Number of vaccinations down 38 percent from the first two weeks in June
New Mexicans continue to protect themselves against COVID-19, even though there are fewer of them doing so lately.
Over the previous two weeks, 17,652 New Mexico residents received COVID-19 vaccine doses, according to the state Department of Health’s vaccine data dashboard. That number dropped about 38 percent from the first two weeks of June, when nearly 29,000 combined doses were administered.
As of Tuesday, 85 percent of Sandoval County adults have completed their primary COVID vaccination series. Meanwhile, 82.5 percent of Bernalillo County adults have completed their primary vaccination series.
As of Tuesday, 50.3 percent of Torrance County adults have completed their primary vaccination series. Also, 73 percent of Valencia County adults have completed their primary vaccination series. Torrance County is home to Moriarty and Estancia, while Valencia County’s home to Los Lunas and Belen.
As of Tuesday, the New Mexico county with the lowest rate of adults completing their vaccination series is Roosevelt County at 44.7 percent. Roosevelt County, located in eastern New Mexico, is home to Portales.