COVID-19 Updates: Delta Variant, US Vaccinations, & Global Data as of July 15, 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 13, 2021, the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant makes up 57.6% 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 15, 2021, at 2:30 PM, EDT:

• 55.8% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 48.3% 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: 62.9%
3. Maine: 62.7%
4. Connecticut: 62%
5. Rhode Island: 60.2%


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 15, 2021 at 3:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 33 964 548 confirmed cases
• 608 269 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 849 490
2. Texas: 3 030 379
3. Florida: 2 404 895
4. New York: 2 123 015
5. Illinois: 1 399 270

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 64 037 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 755, and Texas with 52 732.

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

Globally, there have been 188 718 805 confirmed cases, 4 062 394 deaths, and 3 529 342 299 vaccine doses administered.