22:20Nov 30, 2021Reuters

U.S. administers 460.7 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC

The United States has administered 460,773,508 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Tuesday morning and distributed 573,238,255 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Those figures are up from the 459,234,791 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Nov. 29 out of 570,662,725 doses delivered.

The agency said 233,207,582 people had received at least one dose while 197,058,988 people are fully vaccinated as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday.

The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna () and Pfizer/BioNTech (), (), as well as Johnson & Johnson's () one-shot vaccine.

About 41.1 million people received a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine from either Pfizer or Moderna or J&J. Booster doses from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson were authorized by the U.S. health regulator on Oct. 20.