Biden has new vaccination goals. See if the country is on the right track to meet them.

These are the latest in his string of vaccination goals: First, to get 160 million adults fully vaccinated and second, to get at least one shot in 70 percent of adults.

NBC News is tracking the progress toward these goals and whether the current vaccination rates are on target. This article will be updated weekdays before noon ET.

For context, on the day Biden announced this new round of goals, 105 million adults had been fully vaccinated and 56 percent of adults had at least one shot.

This follows earlier goals. In December, President-elect Biden announced the goal of 100 million shots in his first 100 days in officewhich was later upped to 150 million and then 200 millionThe country reached the 200 million goal.

The administration introduced new tactics in May to encourage vaccinations, from walk-in appointments at pharmacies to shifting vaccine allocationsRide-share companies offering free rides to vaccination sites and new dating app features encouraging vaccinations were among other approaches promoted by the administration.

CORRECTION (June 7, 2021, 6:01 p.m. ET): A previous version of this article miscalculated the daily averages and days left to reach Biden’s goals. These numbers, which are updated daily, are now fixed.

Back to top button