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

Positive tests: 44,158,910

Patient deaths: 710,173

Total vaccine doses distributed: 482,326,275

Patients who've received the first dose: 216,268,034

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 186,618,184

% of population fully vaccinated: 56.2%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 99.8%