Coronavirus Delta variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Aug. 31, 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. 31:

Positive tests: 39,057,368

Patient deaths: 638,711

Total vaccine doses distributed: 440,026,945

Patients who've received the first dose: 204,742,648

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 173,832,202

% of population fully vaccinated: 52.4%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 98.8%