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An average of 3.1 million shots were administered each day over the past seven days, and nearly 1 in 4 adults are now fully vaccinated, said Andy Slavitt, the White House’s senior adviser for covid-19 response, speaking at a news briefing.
- The Biden administration said the United States will have enough coronavirus vaccine doses despite problems at a Baltimore manufacturing facility that will now be taken over by parent company Johnson & Johnson. More than 106 million people have received at least one coronavirus vaccine dose in the country.
- Experts disagree on whether the United States is on the cusp of a “fourth wave” of infections or seeing the last gasps of the 14-month crisis.
- India on Sunday reported more than 100,000 new cases of the coronavirus, a grim measure achieved by only the United States and briefly Brazil, and a sign that the infections in the nation of 1.3 billion could be spinning out of control.
- Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said on Monday.
- Wisconsin’s vaccination program is a success, buoying the profile of Andrea Palm, once its top health official and now a candidate for No. 2 at the Department of Health and Human Services.
- About 555,000 people have died in the United States of the coronavirus, and reported new cases of infection are rising steadily. There was a 5 percent increase over the past week.
An earlier version of this report said India was the second country to record 100,000 coronavirus cases in a day. It was the third. The error has been corrected.