U.S. administers 471.7 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC

A general view of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappell/Files

Dec 6 (Reuters) - The United States has administered 471,700,443 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Monday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Those figures are up from the 470,297,846 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Sunday.

The agency said 236,018,871 people had received at least one dose while 199,313,022 people are fully vaccinated as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Monday.

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.

About 47 million people received a booster dose of either Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. Booster doses from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson were authorized by the U.S. health regulator on Oct. 20.

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Reporting by Bhanvi Satija in Bengaluru

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