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 65 581 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 56 078 and New York with 54 139.
Globally, there have been 215 106 535 confirmed cases, 4 480 969 deaths, and 5 121 098 900 vaccine doses administered.