COVID-19 cases continued to tumble across the Five Boroughs last week — a decrease that reflects the higher number of New Yorkers vaccinated against the virus.

The latest data from the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene shows that 85.3% of all New Yorkers have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 76.2% of all residents are fully vaccinated.

Yet vaccination rates continue to lag behind among New Yorkers younger than 18 years of age. The city’s Department of Health reports that just 44% of these individuals have had at least one dose, while 38% of them are fully vaccinated. These figures include children under 5 years of age, for whom a vaccine has yet to be approved.

Pediatric vaccination rates in New York City continue to lag behind other demographics, according to data from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. COVID-19 cases continued to tumble across the Five Boroughs last week — a decrease that reflects the higher number of New Yorkers […]

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