| 20 May 2024, Monday |

U.S. administered nearly 252 mln shots of COVID-19 vaccines – CDC

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday that the United States has administered 251,973,752 shots of coronavirus vaccines in the country as of Thursday morning and distributed 324,610,185 jabs.

This tally is up from the 249,566,820 vaccine shots the CDC said had gone into arms by Wednesday out of 321,549,335 jabs delivered.

The agency said 149,462,265 people had received at least one vaccine dose while 108,926,627 people are fully inoculated as of Thursday.

The CDC figures include 2-dose vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech, as well as Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Thursday.

The agency added that a total of 7,805,656 vaccine shots have been administered in long-term care facilities.

  • Reuters