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"Come get vaccinated and grab a beer, on us, to enjoy what looks to be a beautiful Thursday!" D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said in a tweet.
The United States has administered 251,973,752 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Thursday (May 6) morning and distributed 324,610,185 doses, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
New cases of COVID-19 in the United States fell for a third week in a row, dropping 15 percent last week to 347,000, the lowest weekly total since October, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county data.
Nearly a third of the country's population has been fully vaccinated as of Sunday (May 2), and 44 percent has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.