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NEARLY HALF OF WAYNE COUNTY'S ELDERLY RESIDENTS VACCINATED

(Wayne County, IN)--Nearly half of Wayne County’s most vulnerable residents to Covid-19 have now received at least one dose of the vaccine.  Wayne County has between 11 and 12,000 residents at least 70 years old.  According to state numbers Monday, just shy of 5600 Wayne County residents over the age of 70 have received at least the first dose.  Almost 3800 have received both doses.  As for the entire Wayne County population, more than 11,700 residents have received the vaccine.  That’s about 18% of the population.