COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of December 8, 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 8 2021, at 2:26 PM, EDT, 24.4% 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:

• 71.4% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 60.4% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Puerto Rico: 74.8%
2. Vermont: 74.4%
3. Rhode Island:74.1%
4. Maine: 73.5%
5. Connecticut: 73%


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 8, 2021 at 4:22 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 49 510 077 confirmed cases and
• 792 971 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 5 137 244
2. Texas: 4 364 907
3. Florida: 3 741 058
4. New York: 2 798 657
5. Illinois: 1 867 912

Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 75 061 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 74 370 and Florida with 61 789.

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

Globally, there have been 267 725 382 confirmed cases, 5 278 120 deaths, and 8 291 715 500 vaccine doses administered.