Seattle is the first major US city to fully vaccinate 70% of residents 12 and up against COVID-19

Seattle surpassed San Francisco, which led the country in vaccinations.

SEATTLE — Seattle is the first major American city to fully vaccinate at least 70% of residents 12 and older, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced Wednesday.

Seattle surpassed San Francisco, which led the country in vaccinations. 

Currently, 78% of Seattle’s population 12 years old and up has at least begun the vaccination process.

“When we launched our vaccination effort earlier this year, I said that I wanted Seattle to become the first major American city to fully vaccinate 70% of its residents. Today, I am incredibly proud that we have reached that goal,”

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