COVID-19 Updates: Delta Variant, US Vaccinations, & Global Data as of July 9, 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 9, 2021, the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant makes up >50% of COVID-19 cases.

The CDC estimates 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 9, 2021, at 1:40 PM, EDT:

• 55.3% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 47.8% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Vermont: 66.2%
2. Massachusetts: 62.4%
3. Maine: 62.3%
4. Connecticut: 61.5%
5. Rhode Island: 59.7%


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 9, 2021 at 2:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 33 803 673 confirmed cases
• 606 682 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 830 364
2. Texas: 3 013 616
3. Florida: 2 381 148
4. New York: 2 118 565
5. Illinois: 1 395 499

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 63 868 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 723, and Texas with 52 575.

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

Globally, there have been 185 841 190 confirmed cases, 4 014 270 deaths, and 3 385 371 733 vaccine doses administered.