Coronavirus Delta variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Aug. 5, 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. 5

Positive tests: 35,330,664

Patient deaths: 614,785

Total vaccine doses distributed: 402,010,455

Patients who've received the first dose: 192,614,017

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 165,334,987

% of population fully vaccinated: 49.8%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 83.4%