Coronavirus Delta variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Oct. 6, 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. 6:

Positive tests: 43,948,011

Patient deaths: 705,194

Total vaccine doses distributed: 479,356,915

Patients who've received the first dose: 215,737,487

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 186,060,146

% of population fully vaccinated: 56%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 99.4%