Coronavirus Omicron variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Jan. 18, 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 Jan. 18:

Positive tests: 66,421,749

Patient deaths: 851,730

Total vaccine doses distributed: 651,532,915

Patients who've received the first dose: 248,707,432

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 208,995,438

% of population fully vaccinated: 62.9%

% of infections tied to the Omicron Variant: 99.5%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 0.5%