The United States has administered 383,038,403 doses of COVID-19
vaccines in the country as of Thursday morning and distributed
462,384,885 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
Those figures are up from the 382,294,795 vaccine doses the
CDC said had gone into arms by Sept. 15 out of 461,117,525 doses
The agency said 210,700,361 people had received at least one
dose while 180,086,143 people are fully vaccinated as of 6:00
a.m. ET on Thursday.
The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna
and Pfizer/BioNTech , as well as
Johnson & Johnson's one-shot vaccine.
Over 1.9 million people received an additional dose of
either Pfizer or Moderna's vaccine since Aug. 13, when the U.S.
authorized a third dose of the vaccines for people with
compromised immune systems who are likely to have weaker
protection from the two-dose regimens.
(Reporting by Dania Nadeem in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh