Jose Luis Gonzalez | Reuters
The milestone comes about six weeks before July 4, the deadline for President Joe Biden’s latest vaccination target of ensuring that 70% of adults receive one or more dose.
The number of cases in the United States fell further on Tuesday, with the seven-day average of daily new cases now standing at around 31,200, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
Share of the United States of the total vaccinated population
About 48% of the U.S. population has received one or more dose of a vaccine and 38% are fully vaccinated, according to the CDC.
American vaccines administered
The country reported an average of 1.8 million vaccinations per day over the past week, according to federal data. That figure follows a mostly downward trend from its peak level of 3.4 million daily shots on April 13.
Covid cases in the United States
The latest seven-day average of new daily Covid cases in the United States is 31,200, according to data from Hopkins. This is an 18% drop from the previous week. The country was reporting on average more than 71,000 cases per day about a month ago.
Covid Deaths in the United States
The United States is reporting 614 Covid deaths per day, based on a seven-day average of Hopkins data.