By CBS3 Staff

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.

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Only 32% of people ages 12 to 17 have had one COVID-19 vaccine shot.

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Only 39% of adults 18 to 34 have had one.

Carney urged those age groups to get their shots.

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He said young Delawareans need to be careful socializing because their age group is mostly unvaccinated.