The share of Natick’s eligible population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 has surpassed 87%, bolstered by rising vaccination rates among the youngest eligible residents, according to weekly data released by the state. The percentage of 12-15-year-olds vaccinated has risen from 80% to 84% over the past few weeks, while more than 95% of 16-19-year-olds in Natick have been fully vaxxed.
Now 75% of Natick’s population has been fully vaccinated, but that includes those under the age of 12 who are not eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations.
More than 27,000 of about 31,000 Natick residents eligible for the vaccine have now been fully inoculated, and the state has surpassed 4.5 million fully vaccinated against the disease. About 500 Natick residents have joined the ranks of fully vaccinated over the past few weeks.
Natick has instituted a face covering mandate for those working at and visiting town buildings.