By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– Colorado has reached a major milestone in its fight against COVID-19. A total of 70% of all Coloradans have at least one dose of the vaccine.

This was met after the state shut down all mass vaccination sites. The drive-up clinic at Ball Arena closed for good on Saturday.

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Smaller clinics continue to show up at events all across Colorado. CBS4 visited the popup clinic at the Levitt Pavilion in Denver. The venue is offering the COVID-19 vaccine during their free summer concert series.

State officials say 3.1 million Colorado adults have had at least one dose, and nearly 3 million are fully immunized. Roberta Lott-Holmes said she’s been administering shots since they became available.

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“To see it go from a lot to now less is actually encouraging because that means more of our population is vaccinated, which is great overall for Colorado,” said Lott-Holmes. “I’m really excited that Colorado has embraced getting out there and being safe as a population and caring about each other as Coloradans.”

Denver met the 70% benchmark of all eligible residents earlier in June.

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On June 28, the state announced all state-run vaccination centers would close by July 4.

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In the United States, 67% of adults have received one dose.

Jennifer McRae