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 31, 2021, the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant made up 99.1% of COVID-19 cases in the United States.
The CDC estimates as of August 31, 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 65 828 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 56 837 and New York with 54 254.
Globally, there have been 217 460 053 confirmed cases, 4 515 403 deaths, and 5 273 497 378 vaccine doses administered.