One out of three Americans fully vaccinated for COVID-19, CDC says
May 7 (Reuters) - The United States has fully vaccinated 110,874,920 people for COVID-19 as of Friday morning, accounting for 33.4% of the population, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday.
The country has administered 254,779,333 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country and distributed 327,124,625 doses.
Those figures are up from the 251,973,752 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by May 6 out of 324,610,185 doses delivered.
The agency said 150,416,559 people had received at least one dose as of Friday.
The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna MRNA.O and Pfizer/BioNTech PFE.N, BNTX.O, as well as Johnson & Johnson's JNJ.N one-shot vaccine as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Friday.
A total of 7,808,441 vaccine doses have been administered in long-term care facilities, the agency said.
(Reporting by Dania Nadeem in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)