Joe Biden Announces 300 Million Coronavirus Vaccines Have Been Administered
Written by Huffingtonpost on June 18, 2021
President Joe Biden introduced Friday that 300 million coronavirus vaccines have been administered throughout the nation.
“We’re heading into a really completely different summer time from final yr,” he mentioned throughout a information convention. “A shiny summer time, frankly, a summer time of pleasure.”
Greater than 175 million Individuals have obtained at the very least one COVID-19 shot, and 26 states, together with Washington, D.C., have totally vaccinated 50% or extra of their grownup populations, Biden mentioned.
“Nationwide, we’re on the lowest variety of day by day deaths for the reason that first days of the pandemic,” the president famous.
Biden additionally reiterated a dedication to closing the racial gaps in vaccination charges and warned of continued coronavirus variants.
On Thursday, the Biden administration additionally introduced it will make investments $3.2 billion to hurry the event of antiviral capsules that might deal with COVID-19 and different viruses.
Greater than 600,000 Individuals have died from the virus to date.
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