Coronavirus Omicron variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Aug. 17, 2022

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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 Aug. 17:

Positive tests: 92,927,104


Patient deaths: 1,037,021

Total vaccine doses distributed: 799,444,535

Patients who’ve received the first dose: 261,981,618

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 223,457,170

% of population fully vaccinated (both doses, not including boosters): 67.3%

% tied to Omicron variant: 100%

% tied to Other: 0%