CDC says 15.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in United States


FILE PHOTO: People arrive to receive a dose of the coronavirus disease vaccine at the New York State COVID-19 vaccination site at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, in New York City, U.S., January 15, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it had administered 15,707,588 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Tuesday morning and distributed 31,161,075 doses.

The tally of vaccine doses are for both Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech, as of 6:00 a.m. ET, the agency said. (https://bit.ly/2XVAfoZ)

The agency said 13,595,803 people had received one or more doses, while 2,023,124 people have got the second dose as of Tuesday.

A total of 1,745,441 vaccine doses have been administered in long-term care facilities, the agency said.

According to the tally posted on Jan. 15, the agency had administered 12,279,180 doses of the vaccines and distributed 31,161,075 doses.

(Reporting by Sabahatjahan Contractor in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

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