The U.S. is vaccinating nearly 1M people per day. How does Canada compare?
As the United States moves to vaccinate around one million people per day against the novel coronavirus, Canada appears to be falling short. As of Sunday, Canada had administered 816,557 vaccine doses. In comparison, the U.S. had administered 20,537,990, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. On a per capita basis, the U.S. has so far inoculated 5.2 per cent of its population, while Canada stands at 1.1. In total, 1,119,225 doses of the vaccine have been delivered to the provinces and territories as of Jan. 21. However, only 72.9 per cent of those doses have been administered.