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U.S. administers 345.6 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC

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Nurse Lisa Eason sits in the waiting area as she and other nurses wait for people to arrive for their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccinations at a mobile pop-up vaccination clinic hosted by the Detroit Health Department with the Detroit Public Schools Community District at Renaissance High School in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., July 26, 2021. REUTERS/Emily Elconin

July 31 (Reuters) - The United States had administered 345,640,466 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country and distributed 400,675,525 doses as of Saturday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

The figures were up from the 344,928,514 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by July 30, out of 399,090,105 doses delivered.

The agency said 190,982,149 people had received at least one dose, while 164,446,964 people were fully vaccinated as of Saturday.

The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna (MRNA.O) and Pfizer/BioNTech (PFE.N), , as well as Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ.N) one-shot vaccine as of 6 a.m. ET on Saturday.

Reporting by DerekFrancis in Bengaluru; Editing by Cynthia Osterman

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