White House to ship 6 million vaccines that were delayed by winter storm
Written by on February 22, 2021
The White House said on Sunday that it expects to deliver 6 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine this week, that had been delayed by the winter storm that swept across the nation. White House press secretary Jen Psaki told ABC News’ This Week that President Biden’s administration plans to “rapidly catch up this week” and that 2 million doses have already been delivered.
The United States has administered 63,090,634 vaccine doses including 43,628,092 people who have received one or more doses and 18,865,319 who have received two doses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The United States has recorded 498,514 deaths and 28,119,533 cases, leading the world in both totals, after reporting 70,646 new cases and 1,793 fatalities through Saturday, according to data gathered by Johns Hopkins University.