Ascension Parish COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 42 percent fully vaccinated

Diane Pantaleo, USA TODAY NETWORK

Some 42% of people living in Ascension Parish are fully vaccinated as of Sept. 7, according to data from the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers someone fully vaccinated two weeks after they've been given a single-dose shot (Johnson & Johnson) or a second shot (either Pfizer or Moderna).

Louisiana reported 702,432 total cases of coronavirus, an increase of 3% from the week before.

The five parishes with the highest percentage of their population fully vaccinated in Louisiana as of Sept. 7 are Orleans Parish (56%), West Feliciana Parish (56%), Jefferson Parish (54%), East Feliciana Parish (49%) and St. Tammany Parish (47%).

Here are the latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Ascension Parish as of Sept. 7:

How many people in Ascension Parish have received a COVID-19 vaccine?

  • 50% of people in Ascension Parish have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 60,478 people
  • 42% of people in Ascension Parish are fully vaccinated, for a total of 51,245 people

For a parish-by-parish look at the vaccination rollout, see our COVID-19 vaccine tracker, which is updated daily.

How many people in Louisiana have been vaccinated so far?

  • 50% of people in Louisiana have received at least one dose of the vaccine, for a total of 2,331,670 people
  • 42% of people in Louisiana are fully vaccinated, for a total of 1,978,133 people

We pull data on local vaccine distribution on a weekly basis. Check back for our next weekly update mid-week for the latest numbers.

Medical Assistant Lucy Cruz reaches for a syringe of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during a  vaccination clinic at Lancaster Health in Salem, Oregon, on Aug. 24.