Coronavirus Omicron variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: May 5, 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 May 5:

Positive tests: 81,620,383

Patient deaths: 996,704


Total vaccine doses distributed: 729,623,415

Patients who’ve received the first dose: 257,881,623

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 219,902,417

% of population fully vaccinated: 66.2%

% of infections tied to the Omicron Variant: 100%