COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of January 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, January 18, 2022, at 3:54 PM, EDT:

38.7% 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, January 18, 2022, at 3:54 PM, EDT:

• 63% of total US population

• 67% of US population aged ≥5 years

• 71.9% of US population aged ≥12 years

• 73.6% of US population aged ≥18 years

• 88% of US population aged ≥65 years

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

1. Vermont: 78.6%
2. Puerto Rico: 78%
3. Rhode Island: 77.9%
4. Maine: 76.8%
5. Connecticut: 75.8%


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

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, January 18, 2022 at 4:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 67 121 643 confirmed cases and
• 853 409 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 7 193 326
2. Texas: 5 619 943
3. Florida: 5 041 918
4. New York: 4 571 356
5. Illinois: 2 682 983

Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 77 963 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 77 349 and Florida with 62 504.


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

Globally, there have been 332 739 117 confirmed cases, 5 551 803 deaths, and 9 684 221 678 vaccine doses administered.