A look at Michigan’s COVID vaccine coverage by age group on Aug. 31, 2021

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 file photo, vials for the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are displayed on a tray at a temporary clinic set up by the New Hampshire National Guard in the parking lot of a high school in Exeter, N.H. The Food and Drug Administration ruled that transplant recipients and other similarly immune-compromised patients can get a third dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. But the decision, late Thursday night, Aug. 12, 2021, offers an extra dose only to those high-risk groups -- not the general public. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 file photo, vials for the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are displayed on a tray at a temporary clinic set up by the New Hampshire National Guard in the parking lot of a high school in Exeter, N.H. The Food and Drug Administration ruled that transplant recipients and other similarly immune-compromised patients can get a third dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. But the decision, late Thursday night, Aug. 12, 2021, offers an extra dose only to those high-risk groups -- not the general public. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Here’s a closer look at Michigan’s COVID-19 vaccine coverage by age group as of Aug. 24, 2021.

Completion” is the percentage of Michigan residents receiving 2 doses of Pfizer or Moderna or 1 dose of J&J. “Initiation” is the percentage who have received either 1 or more doses of ANY vaccine.

The following chart shows the COVID-19 vaccine coverage trend for all eligible Michigan residents (12 and up):

View: COVID-19 data for Michigan

View: Tracking Michigan COVID-19 hospitalization data trends


Millennials, Gen Zers are cutting ties with unvaccinated, creating own vaccine mandates

About one-third of Millennials and Gen Zers have cut ties with friends, family members or acquaintances who will not get the COVID-19 vaccine.

This is according to a survey from Axios and The Harris Poll. They surveyed 1,334 U.S. adults in August 2021 and categorized them by generation.

The survey results show:

  • 33% of Millennials say they have cuts ties with somebody in their life over not getting vaccinated against COVID-19
  • 30% of Gen Zers, 9% of Gen Xers and 7% of Baby Boomers say the same

“It’s the new cultural dividing line,” John Gerzema, CEO of The Harris Poll, told Axios. “Three in 10 Gen Zers, and even more millennials, have ghosted friends who would not get vaccinated.”

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About the Author:

Dave Bartkowiak Jr. is the digital managing editor for ClickOnDetroit.