U.S. has administered 183.5mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines, CDC says

The agency said 117,142,879 people had received at least one dose

  
Ravenswood Family Health Center staff and volunteers give coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines at a newly opened vaccination site at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California, U.S., April 10, 2021.

Ravenswood Family Health Center staff and volunteers give coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines at a newly opened vaccination site at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California, U.S., April 10, 2021.

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The United States had administered 183,467,709 doses of COVID-19 vaccines and distributed 237,791,735 doses as of Saturday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Those figures are up from the 178,837,781 doses the CDC said had been administered by April 9, out of 233,591,955 doses delivered.

The agency said 117,142,879 people had received at least one dose, while 70,692,645 people had been fully vaccinated as of Saturday.

The CDC tally includes the two-dose Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines as well as Johnson & Johnson's one-shot vaccine as of 6 a.m. EDT on Saturday.

A total of 7,764,006 vaccine doses have been administered in U.S. long-term care facilities, the agency said.

(Reporting by Sabahatjahan Contractor in Bengaluru Editing by Paul Simao) ((Sabahatjahan.Contractor@thomsonreuters.com; within U.S. +1 646 223 8780 outside the U.S. +918067492635;))

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