Out of 20 cities and towns in Bristol County, New Bedford has the lowest rate of fully vaccinated people against Covid-19 with only 50% of the city’s population being fully vaccinated. The 50% rate is also one of the lowest (if not the lowest) vaccination rates of any city in Massachusetts. By comparison much larger cities like Boston have a 64% full vaccination rate. Overall, 69% of Massachusetts’s population has been fully vaccinated.
In Bristol County, Mansfield had the highest rate at 70% and comparable size Fall River had a 55% fully vaccinated rate, or 10% higher than New Bedford. Here’s a list of all 20 cities and town in Bristol County as of October 28, 2021: