More Than 12.7 Billion Shots Given: Covid-19 Tracker In the US, 613 million doses have been administered

Updated: 6 October 2022

Data Source: Bloomberg Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker Open Data

A note to readers: As of Oct. 5, 2022 the Bloomberg Vaccine Tracker has stopped updating, as has our GitHub page. More information about this change can be found here. This page will continue to live on as an archived version. Over a year into the biggest vaccination campaign in history, more than 12.7 billion doses have been administered across 184 countries, according to data collected by Bloomberg. The latest rate was roughly 7.07 million doses a day. In the US, 613 million doses have been given so far. During the last week, shots were administered at an average rate of 30,866 doses a day.

The Legacy of Omicron

The Covid-19 vaccine has changed the course of the pandemic. In total, 162 doses have been given for every 100 people around the world. In countries that reached the highest levels of vaccination, death rates plummeted.

Amid this progress, the world was caught off guard when the omicron variant rose to prominence in late 2021. Omicron proved somewhat less severe than previous variants, but it spread much faster.

Millions of vaccinated people have gotten sick from the omicron strain, but the shots served their most important function—preventing severe illness. During the omicron wave, vaccination with a booster reduced the chance of hospitalization and death by more than 90%. Sudden spikes of cases from the fast-moving variant have pressured health systems, but the outlook for the average Covid patient has improved significantly.

Covid Survival Improves

This chart shows how Covid cases and deaths compare with prior waves in each country. When omicron took off in late 2021, cases soared but were less likely to be fatal.

Global Total (162 doses per 100 people)

Relative to prior peak:  450 %
Note: Cases and deaths are shown relative to peak rates between July 1, 2020 and July 1, 2021. Locations with peak deaths of less of than 30 a day are excluded. Vaccine data from Bloomberg’s Covid-19 Tracker. Cases and deaths data: Johns Hopkins University.

‘Pandemic of the Unvaccinated’

In early 2021, Israel was first to show that vaccines were bending the curve of Covid infections. The country led the world in early vaccinations, and cases declined rapidly. A similar pattern of vaccination and recovery was repeated across dozens of countries.

New, more transmissible variants caused renewed outbreaks, but in these subsequent waves, unvaccinated patients faced far higher risk of hospitalization and death. This disparity in outcomes led health officials to dub the current phase of Covid a “pandemic of the unvaccinated.”

Since the start of the global inoculation campaign, countries have experienced unequal access to vaccines and varying degrees of success in getting shots into people’s arms.

Race to End the Pandemic

Cuba leads the world with 369 doses administered per 100 people

Doses per 100 people:  400

Note: Several countries, including Cuba, use vaccines that require three doses for the initial series. Data are from Bloomberg’s Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker.

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How the Global Vaccine Campaign Has Succeeded—and Failed

In the first two years after a pandemic was declared, a dozen new vaccines were developed and more than 10 billion doses were administered. The rollout was unprecedented in its speed and scope, but distribution has been lopsided. Countries with the highest incomes have been vaccinated 10 times faster than those with the lowest.

Delivering billions of additional doses to some of the world’s least-equipped nations remains one of the biggest challenges for global health.

Uneven Access to Vaccines

Note: Countries and regions are ordered by GDP per capita (PPP).

When Will Life Return to Normal?

While the best vaccines are highly effective at preventing hospitalizations and deaths, it takes a coordinated campaign to stop a pandemic. Infectious-disease experts have said that vaccinating 70% to 85% of the population could enable a return to normalcy, with booster shots needed to keep the virus in check.

On a global scale, that’s a daunting level of vaccination. Currently, 77 places have given at least one dose to 75% of the population. At the current pace of vaccinations, the goal of halting the pandemic remains elusive. Some countries are now reassessing their pandemic-era policies—weighing the current risk of severe illness against fatigue with public health measures.

The Path to Immunity Around the World

Globally, the latest vaccination rate is 7,072,252 doses per day, which includes 1,952,005 people people getting their first shot. At this pace, it will take another 10 months until 75% of the population has received at least one dose.

Global Total (10 months to 75% coverage)

Doses administered:  100 M

Note: *Coverage may exceed 100% in some places, as shots may be administered to non-residents. The “daily rate estimate” is a seven-day trailing average; interpolation is used for jurisdictions with infrequent updates. Data are from Bloomberg’s Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker.

Global Vaccination Campaign

% of population
Countries and regions Doses administered Doses per 100 people given 1+ dose fully vaccinated booster dose Daily rate of doses administered
Global Total 12,749,150,878 7,072,252
Mainland China 3,452,957,751 244.1 92.4 89.8 23,785
India 2,170,901,372 157.5 74.4 68.7 14.2 1,610,272
EU 912,125,323 205.3 76.1 73.6 56.8 162,980
US 612,825,646 182.8 78.6 67.0 32.5 261,820
Brazil 479,103,959 226.3 88.2 81.3 55.9 303,196
Indonesia 437,022,061 161.7 75.5 63.1 22.9 100,644
Japan 321,716,025 255.6 82.8 81.7 91.2 209,474
Bangladesh 298,376,565 181.2 79.9 73.9 27.4 123,675
Pakistan 295,464,617 141.7 66.8 63.1 20.7 145,462
Vietnam 258,223,943 265.1 92.1 85.9 69.9 109,001
Mexico 209,673,612 164.1 75.9 62.6 44.6 70,622
Germany 185,226,682 222.7 77.9 76.3 71.3 34,548
Russia 176,836,345 121.0 57.8 52.5 12.2 212,363
Philippines 163,734,141 150.5 71.1 66.7 16.6 111,250
Iran 154,329,909 183.4 77.3 69.4 36.4 26,698
France 153,044,712 235.0 83.8 81.5 66.4 17,188
Turkey 152,230,610 182.1 69.3 63.6 49.2 9,989
UK 151,871,541 226.4 69.6 65.6 51.8 501,577
Thailand 143,100,880 205.0 81.6 76.6 45.8 15,836
Notes: The daily rate is a 7-day average; for places that don’t report daily, the last-known average rate is used. Population data were last updated on January 14, 2022. Some countries including the US are now giving second boosters, which may affect the percentage of people shown with an additional shot.

US Vaccinations: State by State

Once the envy of the world for its swift vaccine rollout, the US has since been overtaken by dozens of countries. Wide gaps opened up between the most and least vaccinated counties in the US, leaving many communities vulnerable to continued outbreaks. The country’s booster campaign lags behind most wealthy nations.

So far, 263 million Americans have received at least one dose of a vaccine—78.6% of the population. At least 225 million have completed a vaccination regimen and 109 million have received boosters.

The US has pledged to send 1.1 billion doses to other hard-hit regions of the world by the end of 2022.

Vaccines Across America

More than 613 million doses have been administered in the US—183 shots for every 100 people

Note: Data added after Feb. 20 is from the CDC and includes doses administered by federal entities in state totals. Prior data from the Bloomberg Covid-19 Tracker. It can take several days for counts to be reported through the CDC database. In December 2021, Bloomberg reported that the CDC’s data overcounts the number of people with a first dose and undercounts the number of fully vaccinated people and the number of people with boosters. The US is administering second booster doses, which may affect the percentage of people shown with an additional shot.

A new beginning

In the early months of vaccination, Americans flocked to mass-inoculation sites set up at sport stadiums, theme parks, convention halls and race tracks. The vaccination rates were similar across states and demographics, according to a Bloomberg analysis. That changed. Amid pandemic fatigue and fraying political discourse, vaccination rates split along political lines.

The US suffered some of the highest rates of severe illness among its peers—with tens of thousands of vaccine-preventable deaths. Still, as omicron cases subsided in February, even states with some of the most restrictive covid measures began to reassess their health rules. The uncoupling of cases and deaths during the winter omicron wave suggested a potential end to the emergency phase of pandemic.

The Uncoupling of Cases and Deaths in the US

Effective vaccines and milder Covid variants led to significantly higher survival rates by 2022.

United States (183 doses per 100)

Cases and deaths are shown relative to their peak rates between July 1, 2020 and July 1, 2021. Locations with peak deaths of less of than 30 a day are excluded. Vaccine data from Bloomberg’s Covid-19 Tracker. Cases and deaths data: Johns Hopkins University.

Even with the decoupling, the flood of omicron cases killed thousands of people a day during the winter peak. US health officials are now focused on how to encourage vaccinations among people who’ve shown reluctance, and to provide boosters to those who haven’t gotten around to it. In some areas of the country with low rates of vaccination, the number of people signing up for shots has slowed to a trickle.

It takes about two weeks after a final vaccine dose for immunity to fully develop. The CDC recommends a booster five months after completing a regimen of Pfizer or Moderna and two months after a J&J vaccination.

How State Vaccinations Stack Up

District of Columbia leads all states, with 245 doses per 100 people

Doses per 100 people:  250

Note: Pfizer’s and Moderna’s vaccines use two doses for a primary course, while the J&J shot uses a single dose. Data are from Bloomberg’s Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker

The future of Covid-19 is uncertain. Scientists describe two paths it could take. Future variants could continue to moderate into a seasonal respiratory illness similar to the flu. Alternatively, a more deadly variant could emerge, perhaps combining the virulence of delta with the transmissibility of omicron.

The Path to Immunity in the US

In the US, the latest vaccination rate is 261,820 doses per day, on average. At this point, 79% of the population has had at least one shot.

United States (has 79% coverage)

Doses administered:  8 M

Note: Data are from Bloomberg’s Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker.

US Vaccination Campaign

% of population
Jurisdiction Doses administered per 100 people given 1+ dose fully vaccinated booster dose Daily rate of doses administered Supply used
US Totals 612,825,646 182.8 78.6 67.0 32.5 261,820 73.5%
California 80,172,163 202.8 84.2 73.6 41.1 39,060 77.9%
Texas 48,406,066 166.1 74.3 61.8 23.1 14,497 69.0%
New York 41,241,407 204.2 88.8 75.7 35.8 20,252 79.0%
Florida 39,453,696 183.2 80.8 68.1 28.9 17,569 72.6%
Pennsylvania 24,571,828 189.0 86.4 69.6 31.1 5,666 68.9%
Illinois 24,007,969 187.4 76.5 68.9 37.8 16,461 75.7%
Federal Entities* 19,409,186 2,100 98.6%
Ohio 18,949,762 160.6 63.9 58.8 32.2 9,367 70.8%
New Jersey 18,111,476 195.0 88.4 73.8 36.8 8 71.6%
North Carolina 17,765,853 170.2 88.0 64.0 18.5 10,886 69.5%
Virginia 17,522,728 203.0 87.1 73.9 37.8 10,670 77.6%
Michigan 16,758,098 166.3 67.5 60.6 34.2 1,429 67.6%
Massachusetts 15,891,234 226.1 99.6 79.5 42.7 12,433 81.7%
Georgia 15,771,880 147.2 66.5 55.6 22.8 6,506 63.3%
Washington 15,497,444 201.1 82.0 73.0 40.7 8,450 74.6%
Maryland 13,045,598 211.2 87.2 75.9 41.3 9,921 70.0%
Arizona 13,030,381 182.2 77.0 64.4 29.1 7,379 77.0%
Colorado 11,513,880 199.4 81.3 71.5 39.6 5,792 79.4%
Minnesota 11,125,076 195.0 76.0 69.6 42.1 4,604 74.5%
Note: The category entry for Federal Entities isn’t counted in the country total because those vaccinations are already included in relevant state totals. The “Unassigned” entry refers to vaccinations from CDC’s US totals that the agency didn’t assign to a specific state or territory. “Supply used” shows the proportion of administered vaccines compared with the total doses received by a state. Population data were last updated on January 14, 2022.
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