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10 Million Vaccine Doses Administered, 5.5 Million Michiganders Vaccinated

10 Million Vaccine Doses Administered, 5.5 Million Michiganders Vaccinated

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

More than 10 million primary series doses of the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to Michiganders. The state has also administered more than 207,000 third doses to those who are immunocompromised and booster doses to eligible individuals. To date, 68.3% of Michiganders age 16 years or older have gotten at least their first dose of one of the three safe, effective vaccines bringing the state close to its goal of 70% vaccination rate.  

From January to July 2021, unvaccinated Michiganders accounted for 98% of COVID cases, 95% of hospitalizations and 96% of deaths.  

Total vaccines doses, including primary series and additional or booster doses: 

  • 5,967,776 doses of Pfizer  
  • 3,900,419 doses of Moderna  
  • 352,317 doses of Johnson & Johnson 

Michiganders ages 12 and older are eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19.   

In addition, CDC recommends the following groups should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTechs COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series:  

CDC recommends the following groups may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTechs COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series based on their individual benefits and risks:  

Additionally, Michiganders with moderately to severely compromised immune systems should receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 28 days after a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. This additional dose is intended to improve the response of people who are immunocompromised to their initial vaccine series.