COVID-19 Updates: CDC Reports Vaccine Protection Strong,

  • More than 4.3 million people globally have died from COVID-19.
  • More than half of U.S. adults are now fully vaccinated.
  • New COVID-19 cases are on the rise in virtually every U.S. state.
  • Globally, there have been more than 209.7 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and more than 4.3 million associated deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  • The United States has reported more than 37.2 million confirmed cases and more than 624,000 associated deaths.
  • Currently, more than 199.8 million people in the United States have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with more than 169.5 million people fully vaccinated.