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69 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines delivered, 48.4 million administered: U.S. CDC

FILE PHOTO: National Guard personnel and pharmacists from Safeway and Albertsons administer vaccines at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) mass vaccination site at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds in Ridgefield, Washington, U.S. January 27, 2021. REUTERS/Alisha Jucevic

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it had administered 48,410,558 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Friday morning and delivered 69,014,725 doses.

The tally of vaccine doses are for both Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech, vaccines as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Friday, the agency said.

According to the tally posted on Thursday, the agency had administered 46,390,270 doses of the vaccines, and delivered 68,285,575 doses.

The agency said 35,834,855 people had received 1 or more doses while 12,085,830 people have got the second dose as of Friday.

A total of 5,507,785 vaccine doses have been administered in long-term care facilities, the agency said.

Reporting by Vishwadha Chander in Bengaluru

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