COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of December 9, 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 9 2021, at 2:18 PM, EDT, 24.9% 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:

• 71.5% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 60.5% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Puerto Rico: 75%
2. Vermont: 74.5%
3. Rhode Island:74.3%
4. Maine: 73.7%
5. Connecticut: 73.1%


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 9, 2021 at 4:22 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 49 621 791 confirmed cases and
• 794 020 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 5 145 071
2. Texas: 4 369 078
3. Florida: 3 741 058
4. New York: 2 809 240
5. Illinois: 1 877 213

Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 75 159 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 74 452 and Florida with 61 789.

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

Globally, there have been 268 401 535 confirmed cases, 5 285 559 deaths, and 8 323 691 667 vaccine doses administered.