The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they administered 4,225,756 first doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country and distributed 13,071,925 doses on Saturday morning.
The number of vaccine doses distributed and the number of people who received the first dose refer to both Moderna and Pfizer / BioNTech, vaccines as of 9:00 a.m.CET on Saturday, the agency said.
According to the tally released on December 30, the agency had administered 2,794,588 initial doses of the vaccines and distributed 12,409,050 doses.
A total of 2,217,025 vaccine doses were distributed for use in long-term care facilities, and 282,740 people in the facilities received their first dose, the agency said.
The agency also reported 20,061,818 cases of new coronavirus, an increase of 168,637 from the previous count, and said the death toll rose 2,428 to 346,925.
The CDC reported on its cases of respiratory disease known as COVID-19 caused by a new coronavirus starting at 4 p.m. ET on Friday versus its previous report released on December 31st.
The CDC numbers do not necessarily reflect cases reported by individual states.
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