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

Positive tests: 82,613,620

Patient deaths: 999,842

Total vaccine doses distributed: 737,076,255

Patients who’ve received the first dose: 257,870,633

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 220,618,615

% of population fully vaccinated: 66.4%

% tied to Omicron variant: 99.8%

% tied to Other: 0.2%