Coronavirus Delta variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Aug. 20, 2021

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

The Coronavirus Resource Center is continuously updated source where you can find the latest news on COVID-19. Data on vaccination comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Here’s the latest data, updated on Aug. 20:

Positive tests: 37,294,141

Patient deaths: 625,166

Total vaccine doses distributed: 422,175,735

Patients who've received the first dose: 199,887,548

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 169,592,873

% of population fully vaccinated: 51.1%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 86.1%