Connecticut is the first state in which half of all adults are fully vaccinated, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data published Monday showed as the nationwide pace of daily shots continued to decline from peak levels.
At the same time, the U.S. outbreak is showing signs of slowing, with reported cases, hospitalizations, and deaths all trending downward. Over the weekend, the rate of daily infections fell below 50,000 per day for the first time since October.
U.S. share of the population vaccinated
Among Americans age 18 and older, 56% have received at least one vaccine dose and 41% are fully vaccinated.