Coronavirus Delta variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Oct. 15, 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 Oct. 15:

Positive tests: 44,767,906

Patient deaths: 721,563

Total vaccine doses distributed: 490,951,045

Patients who've received the first dose: 217,953,275

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 188,281,747

% of population fully vaccinated: 56.7%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 99.9%