According to data provided by Johns Hopkins University, the United States has reported an average of 14,500 daily infections over the past week, with average daily cases remaining below 15,000 for three days in a row. According to a seven-day standard of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data, about 960,000 vaccines are reported administered each day across the country. Moreover, half of Americans have had at least one vaccine dosage, and 42% have been fully immunized.
Over the last three days, the statistic has fluctuated between 900,000 and 1.1 million and is down 27% from a week ago. Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former head of the Food and Drug Administration, said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday that he expects vaccination rates will drop much more. According to Gottlieb, vaccinations may rise again as Americans prepare to return to work and school in the fall.According to CDC data, over 52 percent of the population has had at least one vaccination, and 42 percent has been fully immunized.