COVID-19 Updates: Delta Variant, US Vaccinations, & Global Data as of July 7, 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 the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of July 6, 2021, the 5 states with the highest unweighted proportion of new cases attributed to the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant are:

1. Missouri: 73.3%
2. Nevada: 39.7%
3. Colorado: 36.3%
4. California: 29.6%
5. New Jersey: 27.6%


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

According to the CDC, as of today, July 7, 2021, at 6:00 AM, EDT:

• 55.1% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 47.6% 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: 62.1%
4. Connecticut: 61.3%
5. Rhode Island: 59.5%


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 7, 2021 at 3:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 33 758 758 confirmed cases
• 606 121 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 825 416
2. Texas: 3 006 926
3. Florida: 2 381 148
4. New York: 2 117 549
5. Illinois: 1 394 235

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 63 744 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 717, and Texas with 52 509.

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

Globally, there have been 184 853 462 confirmed cases, 3 996 904 deaths, and 3 320 211 793 vaccine doses administered.