Coronavirus Omicron variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: May 6, 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 6:

Positive tests: 81,692,541

Patient deaths: 996,946

Total vaccine doses distributed: 730,391,415

Patients who’ve received the first dose: 257,960,561

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 219,974,190

% of population fully vaccinated: 66.3%

% of infections tied to the Omicron Variant: 100%