The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 20,537,990 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered nationwide as of Saturday morning and 41,411,550 doses distributed.
The numbers in San Diego County stood at 196,152 doses administered and 442,475 shipped to the region as of Thursday afternoon. A total of 31,189 residents, or 1.1% of the county population, have been fully vaccinated with two does.
The numbers are for both the Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines.
On Saturday, San Diego County public health officials opened up county vaccinations sites to all residents 65 and older as the number of healthcare workers still needing to be vaccinated began to trend down.
“With a number of health care providers now vaccinating in the age group, and the UC San Diego Health Super Station having a surplus of appointments, the decision was made this afternoon,” said Dr. Wilma Wooten.
More information about the county’s vaccination program can be seen and reservations made at vaccinationsuperstationsd.com. Vaccinations may be scheduled at 10 sites across the county.
Reuters contributed to this article.