WATCH LIVE: Health officials hold COVID-19 Task Force briefing

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In this image from video, Jeff Zients, White House coronavirus response coordinator, speaks as Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to the president., Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, chair of the COVID-19 health equity task force, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Andy Slavitt, senior adviser to the White House COVID-19 Response Team,, appear on screen during a White House briefing on the Biden administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (White House via AP) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

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The White House COVID-19 Response Team and federal public health officials will hold a coronavirus task force briefing on Wednesday morning.

The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. but delays are possible. It will be livestreamed in this article when it’s available.

The officials will hold a briefing a day after the average number of Americans getting second shots of the COVID-19 vaccine hit an all-time high — 539,000 per day over the past week, according to the Associated Press.

White House COVID-19 coordinator Jeff Zients announced Tuesday that states will see their allocation of doses rise to 11 million per week beginning next week, up more than 2 million weekly doses since President Joe Biden took office.

Since the vaccine was authorized in late December, about 33 million people in the U.S. have received shots.

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