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 17, 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 20, 2021 at 2:21 PM, EDT, there have been:
Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 64 992 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 54 887 and New York with 53 959.
Globally, there have been 210 426 282 confirmed cases, 4 409 707 deaths, and 4 855 775 839 vaccine doses administered.