COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of February 17, 2022

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, February 17, 2022, at 4:41 PM, EDT:

43.1% of fully vaccinated persons in the US have received a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine.


What percentage of people across age groups in the US have been fully vaccinated?

According to the CDC as of today, February 17, 2022, at 4:41 PM, EDT:

• 64.6% of total US population

• 68.7% of US population aged ≥5 years

• 73.2% of US population aged ≥12 years

• 74.7% of US population aged ≥18 years

• 88.6% of US population aged ≥65 years

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

1. Puerto Rico: 80.8%
2. Rhode Island: 80.2%
3. Vermont: 79.9%
4. Maine: 78.1%
5. Connecticut: 77.5%


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

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, February 17, 2022 at 5:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 78 257 062 confirmed cases and
• 930 247 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 8 878 116
2. Texas: 6 555 403
3. Florida: 5 776 333
4. New York: 4 898 887
5. Illinois: 3 010 525

Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 83 494 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 83 186 and Florida with 67 914.


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

Globally, there have been 419 229 857 confirmed cases, 5 859 434 deaths, and 10 300 944 659 vaccine doses administered.