More than 300 million COVID-19 vaccines are now being administered in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Sunday.
Why this is important: The Latest CDC stats Show that 41.9% of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated against the corona virus and 51.5% have received at least one dose.
- Vaccination is coming as a milestone as the United States sees a drop in new infections Very low level Since March 2020 when the epidemic began.
By numbers: As of Sunday, the CDC reported 301,638,578 COVID-19 levels administered across the United States.
- The seven-day average of new daily outbreaks dropped from 65,053 on April 1 to 12,780 on June 5, according to the CDC.
- The seven-day average of new deaths from corona virus confirmed in a single day dropped from 681 to 367.
Yes, but: According to CDC figures, the vaccination rate has dropped to more than 1 million COVID-19 levels a day after rising to 3.3 million a day in April.
- It is beyond anyone Those over 12 years of age Eligible for a dose from last month.
- NIAID Director Anthony Fucci warned on Friday that vaccine complacency could lead to another upheaval, “especially with variations floating around,” and “it could push us back to the time when things had to close.” CNN reports.
Editor’s note: This article has been updated to reflect the vaccine rolling recession.