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

Positive tests: 57,058,734

Patient deaths: 830,132


Total vaccine doses distributed: 614,411,815

Patients who've received the first dose: 244,947,293

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 206,581,659

% of population fully vaccinated: 62.2%

% of infections tied to the Omicron Variant: 95.4%

% of infections tied to the Delta Variant: 4.6%