Half of the total US population is now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Plus more data on the Delta variant, cases, and mortalities in our daily update.
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 6, 2021 at 4:21 PM, EDT, there have been:
Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 64 721 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 694 and Texas with 53 600.
Globally, there have been 201 414 221 confirmed cases, 4 274 253 deaths, and 4 343 990 447 vaccine doses administered.