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 3, 2021, the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant makes up 83.4% of COVID-19 cases in the United States.
The CDC estimates as of August 3, 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 5, 2021 at 2:21 PM, EDT, there have been:
Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 64 671 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 687 and Texas with 53 470.
Globally, there have been 200 652 700 confirmed cases, 4 263 709 deaths, and 4 303 303 528 vaccine doses administered.