Coronavirus Delta variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Aug. 24, 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. 24:

Positive tests: 37,939,641

Patient deaths: 629,411

Total vaccine doses distributed: 428,528,965

Patients who've received the first dose: 201,718,587

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 171,088,954

% of population fully vaccinated: 51.5%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 86.1%