The United States surpassed a significant milestone Friday toward ending the COVID-19 pandemic with more than 100 million people having received at least one vaccine dose, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
What You Need To Know More than 100 million Americans have now received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, according to CDC data.
As of Friday afternoon, 30.7% of the U.S. population has received at least one shot, while 17.5% have been fully vaccinated.
The Biden administration announced Friday that 20 million shots have been administered over the past seven days, an average of 2.9 million doses a day.
The number as of early Friday afternoon stood at 101.8 million, or 30.7% of the population.
âIt is truly inspiring for me to see many Americans embracing vaccination,â CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said.
Nearly three-quarters of Americans age 65 or older have received at least one shot, while 53.5% are fully vaccinated. »