U.S. administers 126.5 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC

The United States has administered 126,509,736 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Monday morning and distributed 156,734,555 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

The tally is for Moderna, Pfizer/BioNTech, and Johnson & Johnson’s vaccines as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Monday, the agency said.

According to the tally posted on March 21, the agency had administered 124,481,412 doses of the vaccines.

The agency said 82,772,416 people had received at least one dose while 44,910,946 people are fully vaccinated as of Monday.

A total of 7,671,197 vaccine doses have been administered in long-term care facilities, the agency said. (Reporting by Mrinalika Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)