Coronavirus case numbers in the United States: February 26, 2021 update

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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 26:

Positive tests: 28,150,738

Negative tests: 121,290,663

Number of hospitalized patients: 52,669


Patient deaths: 498,208

Total vaccine doses distributed: 91,673,010

Patients who've received the first dose: 46,074,392

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 21,555,117