New data shows most of state’s COVID-19 cases are among unvaccinated

Coronavirus New Mexico

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Health officials keep saying the surge in COVID-19 cases and the delta variant is a crisis of the unvaccinated as there are new numbers to show that. The Kaiser Family Foundation has been tracking COVID cases among the vaccinated and unvaccinated. They put together a chart showing the percentages in each state.


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In New Mexico, 98.9% of cases in July and August were in the unvaccinated. In some states, that percentage is well above 99%. Some states like Alaska and Arkansas did see closer to 96%. Health officials argue this is evidence that vaccines are working.

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