Half of those 12 and older in the US now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, CDC says

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A well being care employee administers a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to a baby in Bingham Farms, Michigan, on Could 19. Emily Elconin/Bloomberg/Getty Pictures

Lower than a month after the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine was approved to be used in folks as younger as 12 years within the US, half of these 12 and older have now been totally vaccinated, in line with knowledge revealed Tuesday by the US Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention.  

The CDC reported that 303,923,667 doses have now been administered, 81.7% of the 372,100,285 doses delivered. That’s 1,071,750 extra doses reported administered since Monday, for a seven-day common of greater than 1 million doses per day. 

The information exhibits that 140,411,378 folks ­– about 50.1% of the eligible inhabitants of these 12 and older within the US – at the moment are totally vaccinated. 

Greater than 171 million folks ­– about 51.7% of the entire US inhabitants – have acquired at the very least one Covid-19 vaccine dose and greater than 141 million folks – 42.3% of the inhabitants – are totally vaccinated.

Bear in mind: Information revealed by the CDC could also be delayed, and doses might not have been administered on the day reported. 

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