EL PASO, Texas -- The Texas Department of State Health Services dashboard as of Thursday afternoon reflects that 50.9% of those eligible in El Paso are now fully vaccinated for Covid-19.
It's a milestone moment with over half of those able to get a vaccine doing so.
How does El Paso stack up in the region and the nation?
El Paso outpaces Texas, where the state says currently 40.25% of eligible Texans have been vaccinated.
In New Mexico, the state also hit the 50% vaccination mark as of Thursday afternoon equaling the Sun City's achievement.
El Paso's vaccination rate is far above the national average, which currently stands at 35%.
El Pasoans still needing to be vaccinated can get information on how to do so by visiting EPCovidVaccine.com.