COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of January 21, 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 21, 2022, at 2:30 PM, EDT:

39.5% 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 21, 2022, at 2:30 PM, EDT:

• 63.3% of total US population

• 67.3% of US population aged ≥5 years

• 72.1% of US population aged ≥12 years

• 73.8% of US population aged ≥18 years

• 88.2% of US population aged ≥65 years

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

1. Vermont: 79%
2. Puerto Rico: 78.6%
3. Rhode Island: 78.2%
4. Maine: 77.2%
5. Connecticut: 76.1%


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

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, January 21, 2022 at 3:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 69 847 686 confirmed cases and
• 863 334 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 7 581 021
2. Texas: 5 842 426
3. Florida: 5 242 386
4. New York: 4 653 025
5. Illinois: 2 773 334

Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 78 405 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 77 875 and Florida with 63 164.


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

Globally, there have been 344 904 162 confirmed cases, 5 581 538 deaths, and 9 760 870 139 vaccine doses administered.