Weekly COVID-19 Vaccine Update
Here are the latest updates regarding the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, according to Bloomberg.
As of February 7, 2021, 1:32 PM EST, the global vaccination count was at 172 million. Vaccines have been administered in 77 countries and are averaging 5.92 million inoculations per day.
In the United States, 52,039,018 shots have been administered so far. Vaccinations began in the US on December 14 with healthcare workers being the first recipients. The US is averaging 1,649,756 inoculations per day. The number of vaccinations has ramped up in the past week and will likely continue to accelerate.
So far 37.9 million Americans have received at least one dose. 13.7 million people have received both doses of the vaccine.
- 11.5 percent of the population has received the first dose
- 4.2 percent of the population has received both doses
- 74.5 percent of shots delivered have been administered.
- California is the leading US state with nearly 5 million doses administered.
At this rate, it would take approximately 8 months before 75 percent of the US population could be vaccinated.