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

Positive tests: 79,683,737

Patient deaths: 970,009

Total vaccine doses distributed: 697,440,555

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 216,897,061

% of population fully vaccinated: 65.3%

% of infections tied to the Omicron Variant: 100%