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King County Reports Over 70 Percent Vaccination Rate

A man gets a COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site at the Natick Mall on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Natick, Mass. (Matt Stone/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)

SEATTLE (AP) – More than 70% of people 12 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

King County Executive Dow Constantine on Tuesday announced the milestone.

He said more than 1.6 million residents in the county which includes Seattle have received at least one dose.

Authorities urged people who haven’t been vaccinated yet do get a shot.

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