(Reuters, US)-The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that as of Saturday morning, the country had received 72,806,180 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and 96,402,290 doses had been distributed.
The agency said that as of 6 a.m. Eastern time on Saturday, both vaccines are suitable for Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines. Both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines involve two doses.
The CDC reported on Friday that a total of 70,454,064 doses of vaccine have been vaccinated and 94,300,91
The agency said that as of Saturday, 48,435,536 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while 23,698,627 people have received two doses of the vaccine.
The agency said that the long-term care facility received a total of 7,043,540 doses of vaccine.
Reporting by Maria Ponnezhath in Bangalore; Editing by Leslie Adler