As of Sunday morning, he states said at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States distributed about 208 million had given more than 165 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in the country.
According to the data, the CDC said 161,688,422 doses were vaccinated with 161,6822 doses till Saturday, and 207,866,645 doses were distributed.
At least one dose of the vaccines, 106,214,924 people have received. While 61,416,536 had completed the process as of Sunday, the agency said.
In the last 24 hours, more than 4 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered, a new record, according to the CDC.
Also, Saturday was the first in more than 3 million vaccinations in the last seven days.
At the White House, COVID-19 data director Cyrus Shahpar, early Saturday afternoon, celebrated with a tweet. "Wow, record reporting day! 4.08 million doses have been administered," Shahpar wrote. "First day with 4 million or more. This is also the first time that an average of more than 3.3 million doses was recorded last week. He added Millions of people are coming unitedly to hasten our journey towards controlling epidemics.
COVID-19 President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser, Anthony Fauci, was also hopeful: life will return to normal, If people avoid crowds, continue to wear masks, and let the vaccination program do its job.
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Jim Acosta from CNN on Saturday. We want to go where people want to be, where I want to be, where you want to be - at that time, we have enough people to be vaccinated, and we can go out and enjoy the warm weather.
It's going to happen," he insisted hopefully.
Fauci said, And once transmission rates have dropped significantly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will issue revised guidelines on how fully vaccinated people can safely do so.
He said. So what we're saying is that we should double the bet. It will not last forever because 43 million people are vaccinated against covid every day. It is getting closer to control.
Hang on a little longer, and the vaccine and vaccines in this country will outweigh the risk of the virus. There is no uncertainty that the vaccine will succeed.
The CDC figure includes both doses of the Moderna Inc and Pfizer / BioNTech vaccines and the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine as of 6:00 am ET Sunday.
The agency said A total of 7,742,126 doses of vaccines had been provided in long-term care facilities.