US has administered 157.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

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FILE PHOTO: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is administered in Bay Shore, NY
FILE PHOTO: Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines are seen at Northwell Health’s South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore, New York, U.S., March 3, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo

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WASHINGTON: The United States has administered 157,606,463 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Friday (Apr 2) morning and distributed 204,719,335 doses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

The tally is for Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, and Johnson & Johnson’s vaccines as of 6:00am ET on Friday, the agency said.

According to the tally posted on Apr 1, the agency had administered 153,631,404 doses of the vaccines, and distributed 200,496,635 doses.

The agency said 101,804,762 people had received at least one dose while 57,984,785 people are fully vaccinated as of Friday.

A total of 7,735,342 vaccine doses have been administered in long-term care facilities, the agency said.

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