WISCONSIN (WAOW) — Wisconsin has officially administered over 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to residents.
As of Tuesday, 1,023,576 doses had been administered.
The milestone comes about two months after the state started vaccination efforts. Gov. Tony Evers made a statement on Twitter calling it "exciting news."
The administered doses have gone into the arms of 740,450 Wisconsin residents. This is about 12.7% of the population eligible for the vaccine.
Of those, 263,877 have completed the vaccine series. This is about 4.5% of those eligible for the vaccine.
In the North Central Wisconsin region, 56,117 residents have gotten at least one vaccine. This about 12% of the region's population. Of those, 18,743, or around 4% have completed the series.
The state is still vaccinating those within phase 1A an select portions of phase 1B. Vaccinations open for all of phase 1B on March 1.