Coronavirus Omicron variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: March 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 March 17:

Positive tests: 79,631,708


Patient deaths: 968,329

Total vaccine doses distributed: 696,801,055

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 216,829,829

% of population fully vaccinated: 65.3%

% of infections tied to the Omicron Variant: 100%