COVID-19 Updates: Delta Variant, US Vaccinations, & Global Data as of July 27, 2021

Data from the CDC on the Delta variant and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and 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 83.2% of COVID-19 cases in the United States.

The CDC estimates as of July 27, 2021, the 5 states with the highest unweighted proportion of new cases attributed to the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant are:

1. Missouri: 90.3%
2. Nevada: 71.4%
3. Colorado: 66.9%
4. California: 56.8%
5. New Jersey: 56.6%


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

According to the CDCas of today, July 27, 2021, at 5:00 PM, EDT:

• 56.9% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 49.2% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Vermont: 67.34%
2. Massachusetts: 63.6%
3. Maine: 63.17%
4. Connecticut: 62.93
5. Rhode Island: 61.07%


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 27, 2021 at 4:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 34 577 203 confirmed cases
and
• 611 254 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 920 280
2. Texas: 3 085 466
3. Florida: 2 523 510
4. New York: 2 140 258
5. Illinois: 1 413 480

Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 64 272 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 611 and Texas with 53 043.

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

Globally, there have been 195 119 712 confirmed cases, 4 173 740 deaths, and 3 916 401 601 vaccine doses administered.