Coronavirus case numbers in the United States: February 23, 2021 update

Data from the COVID tracking project on coronavirus cases, test results, vaccination rates and more.

How many novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases were announced today?

The COVID Tracking Project is a volunteer effort to compile federal and state data in regards to new COVID-19 cases, including number of positive and negative tests. Data on vaccination comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Here’s the latest data, updated on February 23:

Positive tests: 27,932,810

Negative tests: 126,181,328

Number of hospitalized patients: 55,403

Patient deaths: 490,382

Total vaccine doses distributed: 75,205,940

Patients who've received the first dose: 44,138,118

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 19,438,495