COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of December 20, 2021

Data from the CDC on boosters and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and worldwide.

How many fully vaccinated Americans have received a booster dose?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of today December 20, 2021, at 3:37 PM, EDT, 29.8% of fully vaccinated persons in the US have received a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine since August 13, 2021.


How many people in the US have been vaccinated against COVID-19?

According to the CDC as of today, November 12, 2021, at 3:25 PM, EDT:

• 72.9% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 61.5% of total US population is fully vaccinated

The 5 states/territories with the highest percentage of population fully vaccinated are:

1. Vermont: 76.6%
2. Puerto Rico: 76.4%
3. Rhode Island:75.7%
4. Maine: 75.1%
5. Connecticut: 74.1%


How many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the US?

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, December 20, 2021 at 3:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 51 016 871 confirmed cases and
• 807 396 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 5 222 922
2. Texas: 4 442 037
3. Florida: 3 782 883
4. New York: 2 969 167
5. Illinois: 1 975 515

Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 75 812 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 75 093 and Florida with 62 220.

How many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed globally?

Globally, there have been 275 332 867 confirmed cases, 5 359 185 deaths, and 8 699 714 434 vaccine doses administered.