More than 60% of Bastrop County residents are fully vaccinated
More than 60% of Bastrop County residents are fully vaccinated

More than 60% of Bastrop County residents are fully vaccinated

More than 60% of adults and children in Bastrop County who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine have been fully vaccinated, according to state health data.

As of Tuesday, 60.48% of Bastrop County 5 residents and seniors eligible for a vaccine had been fully vaccinated, while 72.28% had received at least one dose of the vaccine, state health data shows.

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their primary series of COVID-19 vaccines: two doses of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines or a dose of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.

The vaccines are effective in protecting people from becoming seriously ill, requiring hospitalization and dying from the respiratory disease, according to the CDC, which recommends that everyone aged 5 and older receive their primary series of COVID-19 vaccines as well as a booster dose when warranted.

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