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The seven-day average of new infections is around 25,300 per day Sunday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, down 24% from a week ago. The daily death toll in the country, which is currently nearly 550 a day, is also falling.
United States share of the vaccinated population
About 49% of the U.S. population has at least one or more vaccines, according to the CDC, with 39% fully vaccinated.
Progress on immunization varies across the country. On Sunday, New Mexico became the ninth state to report that 70% of adult residents with at least one shot, joining Vermont, Hawaii, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Jersey and Rhode Island.
That figure is below 50% in ten states, including Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, and Wyoming, all of which are below 47%.
American vaccines administered
CDC data shows the United States is reporting an average of 1.8 million vaccinations per day over the past week.
Covid cases in the United States
With around 13,000 cases reported on Sunday, the country’s seven-day average of new daily infections fell to 25,270.
A CNBC analysis of Hopkins data shows that the average number of cases has declined by at least 5% in 41 states and the District of Columbia over the past week.
Covid Deaths in the United States
The United States has recorded an average of 546 Covid deaths per day over the past week, according to data from Hopkins, the lowest since July 2020.