Coronavirus case numbers in the United States: January 21, 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 January 21:

Positive tests: 24,109,760


Negative tests: 219,261,216

Number of hospitalized patients: 122,700

Patient deaths: 396,837

Total vaccine doses distributed: 35,990,150

Patients who've received the first dose: 14,270,441

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 2,161,419