COVID-19 Updates: Delta Variant, US Vaccinations, & Global Data as of July 16, 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 16, 2021, at 2:32 PM, EDT:

• 55.9% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 48.4% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Vermont: 66.7%
2. Massachusetts: 63%
3. Maine: 62.7%
4. Connecticut: 62.1%
5. Rhode Island: 60.3%


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 16, 2021 at 2:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 33 991 412 confirmed cases
• 608 530 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 851 823
2. Texas: 3 033 480
3. Florida: 2 404 895
4. New York: 2 123 654
5. Illinois: 1 399 947

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 64 082 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 759, and Texas with 52 770.

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

Globally, there have been 189 257 791 confirmed cases, 4 070 412 deaths, and 3 564 575 736 vaccine doses administered.