Coronavirus Delta variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Oct. 7, 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. 7:

Positive tests: 44,058,827

Patient deaths: 707,781

Total vaccine doses distributed: 480,427,985

Patients who've received the first dose: 216,012,495

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 186,385,751

% of population fully vaccinated: 56.1%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 99.4%