Coronavirus Delta variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Sept. 17, 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 Sept. 17:

Positive tests: 41,785,903

Patient deaths: 670,000

Total vaccine doses distributed: 464,315,725

Patients who've received the first dose: 211,097,597

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 180,572,171

% of population fully vaccinated: 54.4%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 99.4%