COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of March 18, 2022

How many fully vaccinated Americans have received a booster dose?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as of today, March 18, 2022, at 4:54 PM, EDT:

44.5% 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, March 18, 2022, at 4:54 PM, EDT:

• 65.3% of total US population

• 69.5% of US population aged ≥5 years

• 73.8% of US population aged ≥12 years

• 75.3% of US population aged ≥18 years

• 88.9% of US population aged ≥65 years

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

1. Puerto Rico: 81.9%
2. Rhode Island: 81.3%
3. Vermont: 80.5%
4. Maine: 78.6%
5. Connecticut: 78.2%


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

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, March 18, 2022 at 4:20 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 79 709 069 confirmed cases and
• 970 744 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 9 059 470
2. Texas: 6 687 554
3. Florida: 5 868 263
4. New York: 4 958 932
5. Illinois: 3 053 185

Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 87 967 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 86 824 and Florida with 72 443.

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

Globally, there have been 466 775 855 confirmed cases, 6 069 197 deaths, and 10 761 481 231 vaccine doses administered.