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

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How many fully vaccinated Americans have received a booster dose?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as of today, May 17, 2022, at 3:00 PM, EDT:

46.4% 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?

• 66.5% of total US population

• 70.7% of US population aged ≥5 years

• 74.9% of US population aged ≥12 years

• 76.4% of US population aged ≥18 years

• 90.7% of US population aged ≥65 years


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

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, May 17, 2022 at 5:20 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 82 706 184 confirmed cases and
• 1 000 091 deaths

In the past 28 days, the 3 states with the most new cases are:

1. New York: 229 398
2. California: 187 067
3. Illinois: 125 957

Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 90 868 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 88 263 and Florida with 74 241.

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

Globally, there have been 524 454 506 confirmed cases, 6 280 804 deaths, and 11 419 801 741 vaccine doses administered.


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