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

Positive tests: 82,726,107

Patient deaths: 1,000,189

Total vaccine doses distributed: 737,439,955

Patients who’ve received the first dose: 257,942,199

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 220,682,023

% of population fully vaccinated: 66.5%

% tied to Omicron variant: 99.8%

% tied to Other: 0.2%