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

• 56.1% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 48.6% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Vermont: 67%
2. Massachusetts: 63.2%
3. Maine: 62.8%
4. Connecticut: 62.4%
5. Rhode Island: 60.5%


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 19, 2021 at 2:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 34 108 321 confirmed cases
• 609 142 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 863 146
2. Texas: 3 042 535
3. Florida: 2 450 344
4. New York: 2 127 136
5. Illinois: 1 402 763

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 64 133 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 778, and Texas with 52 830.

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

Globally, there have been 190 752 362 confirmed cases, 4 093 268 deaths, and 3 564 575 736 vaccine doses administered.