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 19, 2021 at 2:21 PM, EDT, there have been:
Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 64 887 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 54 668 and New York with 53 940.
Globally, there have been 209 699 157 confirmed cases, 4 398 843 deaths, and 4 820 410 799 vaccine doses administered.