(Reuters) – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it received 72,806,180 doses of COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday morning and distributed 96,402,290 doses.
The data are for the Moderna and Pfizer / BioNTech vaccines from 6 am on Saturday, the agency announced. Both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines include two doses.
The CDC on Friday reported a total of 70,454,064 doses of vaccine administered and 94,300,91
The agency said 48,435,536 people had received at least one dose of the vaccine as of Saturday, while 23,698,627 had received both doses.
A total of 7,043,540 doses of vaccine have been given in long-term care facilities, the agency said.
Report by Maria Ponejat in Bengaluru; Edited by Leslie Adler