COVID-19 Updates: Delta Variant, US Vaccinations, & Global Data as of July 14, 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 13, 2021, the 5 states with the highest unweighted proportion of new cases attributed to the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant are:

1. Missouri: 74.6%
2. Nevada: 44.1%
3. Colorado: 36.5%
4. California: 31.1%
5. New Jersey: 28.6%


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

According to the CDC, as of today, July 14, 2021, at 3:38 PM, EDT:

• 55.7% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 48.2% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Vermont: 66.6%
2. Massachusetts: 62.8%
3. Maine: 62.6%
4. Connecticut: 61.9%
5. Rhode Island: 60.1%


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 14, 2021 at 4:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 33 936 945 confirmed cases
• 608 013 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 845 180
2. Texas: 3 027 236
3. Florida: 2 404 895
4. New York: 2 122 502
5. Illinois: 1 398 410

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 63 984 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 754, and Texas with 52 722.

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

Globally, there have been 188 148 299 confirmed cases, 4 053 713 deaths, and 3 495 030 652 vaccine doses administered.