US administers 339.1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

US administers 339.1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker prepares a Pfizer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination in Los
A healthcare worker prepares a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination in Los Angeles, California, on Jan 7, 2021. (File photo: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

WASHINGTON: The United States has administered 339,102,867 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Wednesday morning and distributed 391,248,955 doses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Those figures are up from the 338,491,374 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by July 20 out of 390,735,975 doses delivered.

The agency said 186,819,440 people had received at least one dose while 161,895,045 people are fully vaccinated as of Wednesday.

The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech, as well as Johnson & Johnson's one-shot vaccine as of 6am ET on Wednesday.

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Source: Reuters

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