Lafayette Parish's COVID-19 vaccination rate now slightly higher than state's rate

In Lafayette, 44.76% of those eligible are fully vaccinated.

Posted: Sep 23, 2021 12:47 PM
Updated: Sep 23, 2021 12:48 PM

LAFAYETTE, La. (KADN) - Data from the Louisiana Department of Health shows that the COVID-19 vaccination rate in Lafayette Parish is now slightly higher than the state's rate.

About 44.6% of residents in the state are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In Lafayette, 44.76% is fully vaccinated. That translates to 107,464 people, according to data released by LDH on September 23.

You can see the parish-by-parsh breakdown below.

Across the nine Acadiana parishes, 277,888 people have received either both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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Abbeville
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