COVID-19 Updates: Delta Variant, US Vaccinations, & Global Data as of July 6, 2021

Which US states have the highest proportion of COVID-19 cases attributed to the Delta variant? Answer plus more data from the CDC and the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map.

How widespread is the Delta variant (B.1.617.2) in the US?

According the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of June 29, 2021, the 5 states with the highest unweighted proportion of new cases attributed to the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant are:

1. Missouri: 29.9%
2. Colorado: 12.2%
3. New Jersey: 10.2%
4. California: 8.5%
5. Indiana: 7.5%


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

According to the CDC, as of today, July 6, 2021, at 3:36 PM, EDT:

• 55% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 47.5% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Vermont: 66.1%
2. Massachusetts: 62.2%
3. Maine: 61.9%
4. Connecticut: 61.3%
5. Rhode Island: 59.4%


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 6, 2021 at 3:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 33 737 982 confirmed cases
• 605 799 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 823 301
2. Texas: 3 006 043
3. Florida: 2 381 148
4. New York: 2 117 036
5. Illinois: 1 393 773

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 63 720 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 707, and Texas with 52 493.

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

Globally, there have been 184 394 772 confirmed cases, 3 988 239 deaths, and 3 250 541 522 vaccine doses administered.