Nearly 32.5 percent of RC residents have taken COVID vaccine

The Lake Cumberland District Health Department shows that nearly 32.5 percent of Russell County residents have taken at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Data from the CDC shows that more than 5,400 Russell Countians are fully vaccinated against the virus.

That includes about 62 percent of the population that is over 65 years of age.

The health department says that of the nearly 8,300 COVID-19 cases since the vaccine has been available, 99 percent have been from people who had not received a dose of the vaccine.

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