WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Thursday again stressed the importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19, saying that the number of unvaccinated Americans remains "unacceptably high" amid measured progress in the vaccination rate in recent weeks.Biden said America’s vaccination rate has improved since the authorization of Pfizer boosters and sweeping requirements for employers."Daily cases are down 47 percent.
Hospitalizations are down 38 percent over the past six weeks. Over the past two weeks, most of the country has improved as well," Biden said. "Case rates are declining in 39 states and hospital rates declining in 38 states.