"COVID-19 cases same, so are vaccinations" by: Mike Reddell

   There was a slight uptick in new confirmed COVID-19 cases, while there is little improvements in Matagorda County vaccination rates.
   Over the last 14 days, there were 11 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, compared to seven new cases over the same time frame last week, according to the Department of State Health Services.
   The per capita rate for the county remains around .2% per 1,000 residents.
   Matagorda County shows a 31.8% rate of residents fully vaccinated.
   As reported before, that rate is below most of the county’s surrounding neighbors.
   Fort Bend has 54% fully vaccination.
   That’s a significantly higher rate than even the state, which stands at 41.2% of Texans fully vaccinated.
   Brazoria County has 42% fully vaccinated, Calhoun County has 36% and Wharton, 33%.
   Matagorda County’s vaccination rate broken down by age groups shows 61.85% of residents 65 and older are fully vaccinated, while 71.44% of that age group has received at least one vaccination dose.
   By contrast, those 12 and older vaccinated with at least one dose is 46%, and those in that age group who are fully vaccinated is 39.09%.

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