Coronavirus Delta variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Aug. 23, 2021

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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. 23:

Positive tests: 37,709,810

Patient deaths: 628,503


Total vaccine doses distributed: 428,531,345

Patients who've received the first dose: 201,425,785

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 170,821,621

% of population fully vaccinated: 51.5%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 86.1%