Coronavirus Omicron variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Aug. 23, 2022

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. 23:

Positive tests: 93,623,893

Patient deaths: 1,040,898

Total vaccine doses distributed: 803,252,035

Patients who’ve received the first dose: 262,323,837

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 223,684,995

% of population fully vaccinated (both doses, not including boosters): 67.4%

% tied to Omicron variant: 100%

% tied to Other: 0%