ST. PAUL—  More than 3,000 Fairgoers were vaccinated at the COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic at the Minnesota State Fair.

In total, 3,118 Fairgoers received a free COVID-19 vaccine at the Community Vaccination Clinic and 3,042 Fairgoers claimed a $100 Visa gift card for getting their first dose.

Ninety-three percent of Minnesotans age 65 and over have received at least one vaccine dose, 75 percent of residents age 18 and older have gotten at least their first dose. The number of Minnesotans age 18 and older who have completed their vaccine series is at 68 percent.

In August the number of vaccine doses administered in Minnesota was nearly 271,000, compared to just over 179,000 in July.

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