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 23, 2021 at 4:21 PM, EDT, there have been:
Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 65 163 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 55 334 and New York with 54 042.
Globally, there have been 212 370 359 confirmed cases, 4 438 657 deaths, and 4 954 056 911 vaccine doses administered.