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59.3 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines distributed, 39 mln administered: U.S. CDC

· 02/06/2021 20:41
59.3 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines distributed, 39 mln administered: U.S. CDC

- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it had distributed 59,304,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the United States and that 39,037,964 doses had been administered as of Saturday morning.

The tallies are for both Moderna MRNA.O and Pfizer/BioNTech PFE.N, 22UAy.DE vaccines as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, the agency said.

According to its tally posted on Friday, the agency had administered 36,819,212 doses of the vaccines and distributed 58,380,300 doses.

The agency said 30,250,964 people had received 1 or more doses, while 8,317,180 people had gotten the second dose as of Saturday.

A total of 4,628,962 doses of vaccine have been administered in long-term care facilities, the agency said.


(Reporting by Derek Francis in Bengaluru; Editing by Dan Grebler)

((derek.francis@thomsonreuters.com;))