Global confirmed deaths due to COVID-19 have surpassed 5 million. We summarize more of today's data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map and the CDC.
According to early estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of October 23, 2021, the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant made up 99.5% of COVID-19 cases in the United States.
The CDC estimates for the week ending on October 23, 2021, the 5 states with the highest unweighted proportion of new cases attributed to the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant are:
Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 72 086 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 71 247 and Florida with 59 670.
Globally, there have been 247 000 948 confirmed cases, 5 004 153 deaths, and 7 080 614 171 vaccine doses administered.