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 24, 2021, the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant made up 98.8% of COVID-19 cases in the United States.
The CDC estimates as of August 24, 2021, the 5 states with the highest unweighted proportion of new cases attributed to the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant are:
Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 65 466 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 55 839 and New York with 54 116.
Globally, there have been 214 371 702 confirmed cases, 4 470 302 deaths, and 5 075 597 020 vaccine doses administered.