US administers 82.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

US administers 82.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

FILE PHOTO: COVID-19 vaccines are administered in Martinsburg, West Virginia
Mary Cordelli of Hedgesville, West Virginia, receives her boost dose at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) community vaccination event, as the vaccination rate in West Virginia ranks among highest in world, in Martinsburg, on Feb 25, 2021. (Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

REUTERS: The United States has administered 82,572,848 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Thursday morning and delivered 109,905,530 doses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

The tally of vaccine doses are for both Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, the agency said.

According to the tally posted on March 4, the agency had administered 80,540,474 doses of the vaccines and distributed 107,028,890 doses.

The agency said 54,035,670 people had received one or more doses, while 27,795,980 people have gotten the second dose as of Thursday.

A total of 7,262,104 vaccine doses have been administered in long-term care facilities, the agency said.

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Source: Reuters

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