COVID-19 Updates: Delta Variant, US Vaccinations, & Global Data as of July 22, 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 estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of July 20, 2021, the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant makes up 61.7% of COVID-19 cases.

The CDC estimates as of July 20, 2021, the 5 states with the highest unweighted proportion of new cases attributed to the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant are:

1. Missouri: 89.9%
2. Nevada: 71%
3. Colorado: 58.9%
4. California: 56.8%
5. New Jersey: 53.2%


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

According to the CDC, as of today, July 22, 2021, at 4:02 PM, EDT:

• 56.4% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 48.8% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Vermont: 67.1%
2. Massachusetts: 63.3%
3. Maine: 63%
4. Connecticut: 62.6%
5. Rhode Island: 60.8%


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 22, 2021 at 3:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 34 254 971 confirmed cases
• 610 004 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 884 353
2. Texas: 3 061 820
3. Florida: 2 450 344
4. New York: 2 131 535
5. Illinois: 1 406 461

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 64 173 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 798, and Texas with 52 929.

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

Globally, there have been 192 343 125 confirmed cases, 4 131 927 deaths, and 3 727 856 062 vaccine doses administered.