The share of Natick’s population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 has risen from 63% to 67% over the past week, and the percentage of 16-19-year-olds vaccinated jumped from 59% to 70%, according to weekly data released by the state.
More than 24,000 Natick residents have now been fully vaccinated, and the state is closing in on 4 million fully vaccinated against the disease.
Natick now boasts three quarters of its population with at least 1 dose. The percentage of those vaccinated in the 65-74 and 75-plus age groups rose to 94% and 90%, respectively. Now 78% of those in the 50-64 age bracket are fully vaxxed, and 84% of those in the 30-49 age category have been fully vaccinated.
Those in the 12-15 age bracket have gotten right on things, having become eligible for vaccines in mid-May. More than a quarter of them are already fully vaxxed.
The Natick mall vaccination site is set to close on June 23.
Natick’s daily COVID-19 case incidence rate per 100,000 people has dropped to just 1. Natick Public Schools and the Health Department are requiring students taking part in extracurricular activities, including sports, to participate in pooled COVID-19 testing.