U.S. hits record daily Covid vaccinations but health officials warn against loosening restrictions
People wait in line to receive a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on midtown Manhattan’s west side, which has been converted into a mass vaccination site in New York City, New York, March 2, 2021.
Mike Segar | Reuters
WASHINGTON – The United States administered a record number of Covid-19 vaccines over the weekend as public health officials call on state leaders to keep social distancing measures in place in order to avoid a new surge that could undermine progress in fighting the virus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention administered 2.9 million vaccines on Saturday, a record, and 2.4 million on Sunday, according to the agency’s latest tally. The numbers are subject to revisions as more data becomes available to public health officials.
More than one in five adults have now received at least one …continued .
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