Data from the CDC on the Delta variant and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and worldwide.
According to early estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of August 14, 2021, the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant made up 86.1% of COVID-19 cases in the United States.
The CDC estimates as of August 14, 2021, the 5 states with the highest unweighted proportion of new cases attributed to the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant are:
According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, August 18, 2021 at 4:21 PM, EDT, there have been:
Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 64 744 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 54 642 and New York with 54 149.
Globally, there have been 209 066 259 confirmed cases, 4 389 144 deaths, and 4 783 419 841 vaccine doses administered.