Today's vaccine updates for North Carolina: December 05, 2021

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Updated December 05, 2021

By SmartNews

As the U.S. plows forward with vaccination efforts, 193,227,813 adults have been fully vaccinated and millions are receiving shots each day. SmartNews is tracking vaccination numbers in every state. Here’s where things stand in your region:

On December 05, 2021, in North Carolina, roughly 54.7% of all residents have been fully vaccinated, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s about 5,734,605 people out of the total state population of 10,488,084.

Nationwide, about 222,591,394 people have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, including about 193,227,813 people who have either been fully vaccinated with a two-dose series made by Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech, or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Despite the major progress on vaccination, the Covid-19 threat is still very real, with significant daily cases and deaths around the U.S.

In the last seven days, there has been an average of 121,241 cases daily, an increase from the seven-day average from a week earlier, according to data compiled by SmartNews: see Coronavirus live map.

Meanwhile, yesterday in the U.S., 509 people died from Covid-19, and 61,014 new cases were reported.

About the data: The national level and state level vaccination data for the chart on this page comes from the CDC, while the Covid-19 data comes from Johns Hopkins University’s Centers for Civic Impact.