Coronavirus Delta variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Dec. 8, 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 Dec. 8:

Positive tests: 49,278,278

Patient deaths: 789,745

Total vaccine doses distributed: 582,057,445

Patients who've received the first dose: 236,363,835

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 199,687,439

% of population fully vaccinated: 60.1%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 99.9%