More than 4 million doses of coronavirus vaccine were administered over the past day in the US, setting a new record and bringing the seven-day average past 3 million a day, according to US centers for Disease Control and Prevention data.
Dr. Cyrus Shahpar, Covid-19 Data Director at the White House, took to Twitter to celebrate the numbers.
“Wow a record reporting day!! +4.08M doses reported administered over the total yesterday. First day w/ 4M or more. Also first time averaging more than 3M per day over the past week. Millions coming together to accelerate our progress toward controlling the pandemic!” Shahpar tweeted.
CDC data showed more than 161 million coronavirus vaccine doses have now been given to people in the US.