US administers 339.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

US administers 339.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

Students receive COVID-19 vaccines at the University of Memphis
Student Andrea Vaughn receives a dose of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine on the campus of the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee, on Jul 22, 2021. (Photo: REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht)

WASHINGTON: The United States has administered 339,763,765 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Thursday morning and distributed 391,998,625 doses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday (Jul 22).

Those figures are up from the 339,102,867 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Jul 21 out of 391,248,955 doses delivered.

The agency said 187,216,168 people had received at least one dose while 162,174,165 people are fully vaccinated as of Thursday.

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 Thursday.

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Source: Reuters