Wisconsin has highest percentage of using COVID-19 vaccine doses in the U.S.

Minnesota is one of five states to be above 90 percent of doses received that are administered

MADISON, Wis. (WKBT) – Wisconsin leads the nation in getting vaccine doses into arms.

The CDC says that 92 percent of doses delivered to the state have been administered.

Wisconsin is one of only five states to have administered 90 percent or more of their vaccine doses.

Local health leaders it’s not about competing, but about keeping people healthy.

“I don’t think it’s a competition. I think it’s just this, this hope and this feeling of liberation once we can all get vaccinated and be safe and have that normalcy again,” said Dan Coenen with Gundersen Health System.

Minnesota has administered 90 percent of vaccine doses and Iowa has administered nearly 88 percent of doses.