Covid 19 live updates: Daily new coronavirus cases hit new U.S. lows but experts warn about the looming spring break Nearly 32 million people in the United States have been fully vaccinated, a little less than 10 percent of the population. The nation is averaging about 2.1 million doses administered per day, up from about 1.5 million one month ago. Covid 19 live updates: E.U. medical official urges caution over some states’ preliminary approval of Russia’s Sputnik VAlready Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary are moving forward to vaccine with Sputnik V even before the E.U.'s own medical board has reviewed its data. Live updates: Fauci says moves to reopen ‘inexplicable’ as U.S. case numbers plateauAlmost 520,000 people have died in the United States from the coronavirus and nearly 29 million have been infected. Covid-19 live updates: Prioritize overweight people for vaccinations, says study showing strong link between weight and virus deathsThe vast majority of global coronavirus deaths occurred in nations with high levels of obesity. Covid-19 variants pose 'real threat' to vaccine progress, CDC warnsA top health expert says highly contagious variants of the virus pose a "real threat" to the US. New U.S. COVID-19 cases hit plateau after steep dropsThe United States reported a 3% decline in new cases of COVID-19 last week, a much smaller drop than in the previous six weeks, and health officials warned that progress against the global pandemic was stalling. ‘Catastrophe’ as Brazil hits record-high daily COVID deathsDeaths surge as political infighting undermines effective pandemic response and vaccination roll-out falters. CDC director 'deeply concerned' as drop in coronavirus cases stalls and states begin to ease restrictions“Please hear me clearly: At this level of cases with variants spreading we stand to completely lose the hard-earned ground we have gained,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said Monday.