Coronavirus Omicron variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Dec. 5, 2022

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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 Dec. 5:

Positive tests: 98,972,375


Patient deaths: 1,081,431

Total vaccine doses distributed: 921,275,395

Patients who’ve received the first dose: 267,346,533

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 228,369,460

% of population fully vaccinated (both doses, not including boosters): 68.8%

% of population with an updated (bivalent) booster dose: 12.7%

% tied to Omicron variant: 99.9%

% tied to Other: 0.1%