A health care worker administers a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to a child in Bingham Farms, Michigan, on May 19.
A well being care employee administers a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to a baby in Bingham Farms, Michigan, on May 19. Emily Elconin/Bloomberg/Getty Images(*12*)

Less than a month after the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine was approved to be used in folks as younger as 12 years in the US, half of those 12 and older have now been fully vaccinated, in keeping with knowledge printed Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control 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 knowledge exhibits that 140,411,378 folks ­– about 50.1% of the eligible inhabitants of those 12 and older in the US – are now fully vaccinated. 

More than 171 million folks ­– about 51.7% of the complete US inhabitants – have acquired no less than one Covid-19 vaccine dose and greater than 141 million folks – 42.3% of the inhabitants – are fully vaccinated.

Remember: Data printed by the CDC could also be delayed, and doses could not have been administered on the day reported. 



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