The rollout of the Covid-19 vaccines is picking up steam, as Saturday saw a record high number of 4.6 million Americans reported to have received a dose, jumping the average rate to just over 2.5 million doses a day for the last seven days. According to Bloomberg’s Covid-19 tracker, a total of 106 million doses have been administered in the U.S. so far, more than the total number of coronavirus infections in the country. Globally, more than 354 million doses have been administered in 121 countries.
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UPDATE: The figure has been corrected downward.
This is incredible. The U.S. administered a record 4.6 million vaccines doses in one day, 105.7 million doses total. https://t.co/cwa4EeZ1Nt
— Derek Ross (@derekmross) March 14, 2021
There’s a correction here, folks, but still amazing: pic.twitter.com/oLO3nFQM4Q
— Preet Bharara (@PreetBharara) March 14, 2021