COVID-19 Updates: Delta Variant, US Vaccinations, & Global Data as of July 12, 2021

Data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map and the CDC on COVID-19 vaccinations, cases, and deaths in the US and on cases and deaths worldwide.

How widespread is the Delta variant (B.1.617.2) in the US?

According to early data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of July 9, 2021, the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant makes up >50% of COVID-19 cases.

The CDC estimates as of July 6, 2021, the 5 states with the highest unweighted proportion of new cases attributed to the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant are:

1. Missouri: 73.3%
2. Nevada: 39.7%
3. Colorado: 36.3%
4. California: 29.6%
5. New Jersey: 27.6%


How many people in the US have been vaccinated against COVID-19?

According to the CDC, as of today, July 12, 2021, at 2:28 PM, EDT:

• 55.5% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 48% of total US population is fully vaccinated

The 5 states with the highest percentage of population fully vaccinated are:

1. Vermont: 66.5%
2. Massachusetts: 62.7%
3. Maine: 62.4%
4. Connecticut: 61.8%
5. Rhode Island: 60%


How many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the US?

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, July 12, 2021 at 2:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 33 871 756 confirmed cases
• 607 341 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 837 430
2. Texas: 3 018 064
3. Florida: 2 404 895
4. New York: 2 121 119
5. Illinois: 1 397 089

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 64 010 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 737, and Texas with 52 636.

How many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed globally?

Globally, there have been 187 052 190 confirmed cases, 4 035 209 deaths, and 3 459 314 316 vaccine doses administered.