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The US has administered more than 143 million COVID-19 vaccinations.
Cuba has started their COVID-19 vaccination campaign, giving does of their homegrown shots to more than 150,000 frontline workers.
While most of the world has been reliant on a few vaccine producers, Cuba has created their own that have all shown promise and have advanced through 3 stages of clinical trials. The country says that it will eventually sell or donate their vaccines to other nations and will comply with all international regulations.
The African Union, a continental union consisting of 55 member states in Africa, is set to receive shipments of the Janssen one shot vaccine. The two reached a deal to supply up to 220 million doses beginning in the fall, with the option of acquiring an additional 180 million doses of the vaccine. This comes at a time when the African Union has been experiencing a slot rollout and an uptick in cases caused by novel variants.
Lastly, Nepal has received a donation of 800,000 vaccine doses from China in order to help them restart their vaccine campaign after an issue with shipment delays from India. The country has seen 277,000 COVID-19 cases with 3,027 deaths attributed to the virus. The country hopes these vaccines will help in their efforts to control the spread.
|United States||143.46 million||42.9 per 100|
|China||106.61 million||7.41 per 100|
|India||60.53 million||4.39 per 100|
|United Kingdom||33.68 million||49.61 per 100|
|Brazil||17.71 million||8.33 per 100|
|Turkey||14.65 million||17.37 per 100|
|Germany||12.87 million||15.36 per 100|
|Russia||10.6 million||7.26 per 100|
|Indonesia||10.43 million||3.81 per 100|
|France||10.39 million||15.25 per 100|
Data Table per Our World in Data (March 29, 2021, 12 AM EST)
In the United States, more states are expanding their vaccine eligibility to all adults starting this week. 6 states expanded on Monday, with others following Tuesday and Wednesday. The increased eligibility starts as case numbers have been increasing all over the country.
|California||17,335,016||43.87 per 100|
|Texas||10,941,968||37.73 per 100|
|Florida||9,271,008||43.16 per 100|
|New York||8,654,504||44.48 per 100|
|Pennsylvania||5,795,550||45.27 per 100|
|Illinois||5,682,011||44.84 per 100|
|Ohio||5,074,719||43.41 per 100|
|North Carolina||4,549,839||43.38 per 100|
|Michigan||4,214,787||42.20 per 100|
|New Jersey||4,142,916||46.64 per 100|
Data Table per CDC COVID-19 Tracker (March 28, 2021, 6 AM EST)
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