Coronavirus Omicron variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: May 2, 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 2:

Positive tests: 81,365,218

Patient deaths: 993,733

Total vaccine doses distributed: 728,356,815

Patients who’ve received the first dose: 257,699,646

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 219,729,731

% of population fully vaccinated: 66.2%

% of infections tied to the Omicron Variant: 100%