Coronavirus Omicron variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Oct. 19, 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 Oct. 19:

Positive tests: 97,023,298


Patient deaths: 1,065,841

Total vaccine doses distributed: 871,852,135

Patients who’ve received the first dose: 265,111,489

Patients who’ve received the second dose: 226,200,755

% of population fully vaccinated (both doses, not including boosters): 68.1%

% tied to Omicron variant: 100%

% tied to Other: 0%