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70% Of Eligible Residents Fully Vaccinated In King County

SEATTLE (AP) – Health officials say 70% of eligible people in Washington state’s most populous county have received either the one-dose Johnson and Johnson COIVD vaccine or both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.

That means 70% of people 16 and older in the county will be fully vaccinated on June 29, according to Public Health – Seattle & King County,  and the county’s mask mandate will end that day.

The total population of King County, which includes Seattle, is about 2.2 million.

Gov. Jay Inslee has said Washington state will fully reopen, with no restrictions, at the end of June or when 70% of state residents 16 and older have one vaccine dose, whichever comes sooner.


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