New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio previously set a goal of vaccinating 1 million New Yorkers by Feb. 1.
More than 160,000 new coronavirus infections were detected in the U.S. Friday, pushing the total number of cases above 20,000,000. The death toll from the virus has reached 347,000. A new, highly contagious COVID-19 strain has been detected in the U.K. as countries around the world begin mass vaccine distribution campaigns. Dr. Amesh Adalja, a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the pandemic.
A group of 11 Republican Senators announced plans to object to the election results in certain states during a joint session of Congress on January 6, citing allegations of voter fraud. The announcement comes despite no credible evidence of widespread fraud in the election. Weijia Jiang has more.