COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of May 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, May 18, 2022, at 3:43 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

• 90.8% 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 18, 2022 at 4:20 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 83 519 906 confirmed cases and
• 1 007 628 deaths

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

1. New York: 232 926
2. California: 224 798
3. Illinois: 128 813

Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 90 887 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 88 272 and Florida with 74 241.

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

Globally, there have been 525 762 834 confirmed cases, 6 289 499 deaths, and 11 424 820 535 vaccine doses administered.