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US administers 301.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

US administers 301.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

Registered nurse Sheba Phillip administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to 14-year-old Angel Rodriguez, during a vaccination event for local adolescents and adults outside the Bronx Writing Academy school in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York, on Jun 4, 2021. (Photo: REUTERS/Mike Segar)

WASHINGTON: The United States has administered 301,638,578 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country and distributed 371,520,735 doses as of Sunday morning, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Those figures are up from the 300,268,730 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by June 5 out of 371,520,975 doses delivered.

The agency said 170,833,221 people had received at least one dose while 138,969,323 people are fully vaccinated as of Sunday.

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 Sunday.

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Source: Reuters

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