Coronavirus Delta variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Oct. 20, 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. 20:

Positive tests: 45,132,148

Patient deaths: 728,192

Total vaccine doses distributed: 495,844,635

Patients who've received the first dose: 219,161,368

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 189,487,793

% of population fully vaccinated: 57.1%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 99.7%