WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) — Delaware leaders say they’re finding a large difference in COVID-19 vaccination rates among age groups and that puts young people at risk of catching it and spreading it.
Gov. John Carney released the First State’s latest numbers Tuesday afternoon.READ MORE: More Than 40 Restaurants Dishing Up Delicious Deals During Burlington County Restaurant Week
Only 32% of people ages 12 to 17 have had one COVID-19 vaccine shot.READ MORE: 'An Unbelievable Friend': Football Coach Remembers 12-Year-Old Tyler Norton, Killed In Pottstown House Fire
Only 39% of adults 18 to 34 have had one.
Carney urged those age groups to get their shots.MORE NEWS: Open For Business: Bussinger Trains Uses Pandemic To Take On New Direction
He said young Delawareans need to be careful socializing because their age group is mostly unvaccinated.