Nearly 60% of Americans at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19 – CDC

(Reuters) – Nearly 60% of the U.S. population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Monday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

The agency said 195,222,906 people, or 58.8% of the total population, have had at least one shot while 157,888,305 people, or 61.1% of the adult population, are fully vaccinated.

The United States had administered 351,933,175 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Monday morning and distributed 407,560,705 doses.

Amanda Tetlak, a registered nurse, administers a dose of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine to Mark Anderson at a Florida Department of Health in a Pinellas County vaccination event held at the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S., August 6, 2021. REUTERS/Octavio Jones

The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna (MRNA.O) and Pfizer/BioNTech (PFE.N), as well as Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ.N) one-shot vaccine as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Monday.

Reporting by Mrinalika Roy in Bengaluru

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