Nearly 73M Americans Have Received COVID Vaccine Already

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 72,806,180 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered as of Saturday morning.

The CDC also said it has distributed 96,402,290 doses through Saturday.

These totals include both the Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines as of Saturday at 6 a.m. ET.

Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines involve two doses. Pfizer's vaccine has been administered in roughly two million more vaccinations than Moderna's has.

On Friday, CDC data showed a tally of 70,454,064 vaccine doses administered and 94,300,910 doses distributed.

On Saturday, 48,435,536 people had received at least one vaccine dose, while 23,698,627 had received the two doses, data shows.

The CDC said a total of 7,043,540 vaccine doses have been administered in long-term care facilities.

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