21.11.2021, 11:26

US administers 449.5 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC

US administers 449.5 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC

Coraline Carvalho, 6, receives the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine while being held by her mother in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, U.S., November 6, 2021. (Photo: Reuters)   

The United States had administered 449,955,588 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Saturday morning and distributed 567,081,775 doses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Those figures are up from the 448,155,906 vaccine doses the CDC said had been administered as of Nov. 19 out of 562,868,095 doses delivered.

The agency said 229,837,421 people had received at least one dose while 196,128,496 people had been fully vaccinated as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Saturday.

The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech , as well as Johnson & Johnson's one-shot vaccine.

About 34.5 million people have received a booster dose of either Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. Booster doses from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson were authorized by the US health regulator on Oct. 20.


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