At the press conference, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which follows the Covid-19 vaccination statistics in the USA, said that at least 600 thousand children between the ages of 12 and 15 received the first dose of BioNTech / Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. CDC stated that more than 157 million people were vaccinated at least one dose in the country, while more than 123 million people were given the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine.
In the USA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that at least 600 thousand children between the ages of 12 and 15 have had the first dose of BioNTech / Pfizer corona virus vaccine.
The statement was made by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Rochelle Walensky stated that this figure was reached within a week.
In the statement made at the media briefing, it was stated that only the BioNTech / Pfizer vaccine was authorized for people under the age of 18, and the number of people vaccinated in this age group reached 3.5 million.
While 157 million people in total have been reported to have had at least one dose of vaccine in the USA to date, more than 3.9 million cases of Covid-19 under the age of 18 were reported as of May 13, according to the data of the American Academy of Pediatricians.
It was stated that 14 out of every 100 cases in the USA were seen in people under the age of 18, and it was underlined that 308 people in this age group have died from the virus since the beginning of the pandemic.
In the USA, the number of people who died in the corona virus epidemic increased by 493 in the last 24 hours, reaching 586 thousand 471.
According to the data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, the number of viruses detected increased by 53,585 in one day to 32 million 995 thousand 105.
California ranked first in the country with more than 3 million 769 thousand cases, followed by Texas with more than 2 million 931 thousand cases and Florida with over 2 million 293 thousand cases.
In terms of the number of deaths related to the virus, California ranked first with 62 thousand 699. This number was recorded as 52 thousand 989 in New York and 50 thousand 972 in Texas.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which tracks Covid-19 vaccination statistics in the USA, more than 157 million people were given the first dose and more than 123 million people were given the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine.
The USA, which ranks first in the world in the number of cases and deaths in the epidemic, is followed by India with more than 25 million 228 thousand cases and Brazil with more than 15 million 657 thousand cases.
In the loss of life from Covid-19, the USA is followed by Brazil with more than 436 thousand deaths and India with more than 278 thousand casualties.