COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of February 18, 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 18, 2022, at 3:37 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 18, 2022, at 3:37 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: 80.3%
3. Vermont: 80%
4. Maine: 78.2%
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 18, 2022 at 3:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 78 333 189 confirmed cases and
• 933 154 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 8 883 873
2. Texas: 6 556 314
3. Florida: 5 776 333
4. New York: 4 899 936
5. Illinois: 3 013 709

Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 83 762 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 83 225 and Florida with 68 572.


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

Globally, there have been 420 944 864 confirmed cases, 5 869 585 deaths, and 10 316 706 676 vaccine doses administered.