Coronavirus case numbers in the United States: March 2, 2021 update

March 2, 2021
Logan Lutton

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 March 2:

Positive tests: 28,399,281

Negative tests: 116,726,735

Number of hospitalized patients: 46,738

Patient deaths: 504,488

Total vaccine doses distributed: 96,402,490

Patients who've received the first dose: 50,732,997

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 25,466,405