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

U.S. President Biden delivers status update on coronavirus vaccinations at the White House in Washington

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)

(Reporting by Jeff Mason and Nandita Bose in Washington; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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