Spread of the corona virus in the United StatesCurrent incidence in the week ending 10/02/2022: 104.7 new infections per 100,000 population
Since the beginning of the pandemic until October 2nd, 2022, a total of 94,965,623 infected people and 1,047,392 deaths have been reported in the United States.
The total of 94,965,623 infected people currently represents 28.69% of the total population. The number of new infections during the seven days preceding October 2nd, 2022, was 346,532, for a 7-day incidence of 104.7 cases per 100,000 population. In the same week, 3,081 people died from (or with) Covid-19. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, this results in a mortality rate of about 1.1 percent in the United States.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 604.51 million vaccine doses have been administered as of September 16th, 2022. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. 268.37 million people have received at least one vaccination (81.1%). The booster vaccination was received by 107.49 million people (32.5%).
221.93 million of these are considered fully vaccinated in the United States (= 67.1%).
This means that the United States are only in the middle of the field in terms of vaccination coverage. The vaccination rate is higher in 91 countries.
Due to the current corona pandemic, we update the worldwide case numbers daily. A list of all infected and dead people by country can be found on our Covid19 virus topic page.
Weight and size
|Body height||177 cm||163 cm|
|Weight||90.6 kg||77.1 kg|
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|HIV / Aids||0.02%||0.03%|
* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
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* DTP is a three times combined basic vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, which should be given to children up to the age of 23 months.
In the United States, 23.0% of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
8 percent of newborns are underweight.
Medical suppliesMedical care provided by doctors and hospitals in the United States is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 2.9 hospital beds per 1000 inhabitants. The global mean here is 2.9 beds. Within the EU, 4.6 beds are available for every 1,000 residents.
With about 861,000 physicians in the United States, there are about 2.59 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1000 inhabitants and in the EU even 3.57.
Due to the low level of care, the mortality of major known diseases can only be reduced in comparatively few cases. According to current information, about 14 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) still die.