- The U.S. is reporting an average of about 24,155 infections per day over the past week, down 23% from a week ago.
- About 50% of the U.S. population has had at least one shot, according to the CDC, with more than 131 million Americans, or almost 40%, fully vaccinated.
A healthcare worker holds syringes with the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a vaccination centre, in El Paso, Texas, May 6, 2021.Jose Luis Gonzalez | Reuters
The seven-day average of new U.S. Covid cases fell further on Tuesday to about 24,155 infections per day, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, and the average pace of daily deaths is also on the decline.
The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that half of adult Americans are now fully vaccinated against Covid.