Biden says 65% of people 65 or older have received at least one COVID vaccine shot

FILE PHOTO: Mary Lou Russler receives a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during a community vaccination event in Martinsburg, West Virginia, U.S., March 11, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Thursday said 65% of Americans who are 65 years and older have received at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Biden also said his administration will meet its goal of giving out 100 million vaccine shots on Friday.

(This story was refiled to fix day of week in first sentence)

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