Coronavirus case numbers in the United States: March 3, 2021 update

March 3, 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 3:

Positive tests: 28,453,529

Negative tests: 117,104,254

Number of hospitalized patients: 46,388

Patient deaths: 506,373

Total vaccine doses distributed: 102,353,940

Patients who've received the first dose: 51,755,447

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 26,162,122