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.
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 72 161 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 71 378 and Florida with 59 670.
Globally, there have been 247 447 923 confirmed cases, 5 011 786 deaths, and 7 105 180 138 vaccine doses administered.