The CDC tally includes the two-dose Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines as well as Johnson & Johnson's one-shot vaccine as of 6 a.m. EDT on Sunday.
Russia is already testing the first samples of Sputnik V that were produced in India, its embassy in New Delhi said on Twitter on Friday, sharing a news story in which their vaccine czar Kirill Dmitriev was quoted.
The UAE Health Ministry on Friday announced that it conducted 290,542 additional COVID-19 tests and detected 1,529 new coronavirus cases.
The social media company said in a blog post it is also launching a tool in the United States to give people information about where to get COVID-19 vaccines and adding a COVID-19 information area to its photo-sharing site Instagram.
Authorities confirmed that the process of developing and changing vaccines and medicines is ongoing, in order to get to the best vaccines to counter the genetic variations that occur in the COVID-19 virus.
“We stress that virus mutations pose a high risk to society, especially for those who are not vaccinated. Therefore, we call upon members of the community who are not vaccinated to take the available vaccinations.”