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 9, 2021, the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant made up 99.9% of COVID-19 cases in the United States.
The CDC estimates for the week ending on October 9, 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 71 417 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 70 483 and Florida with 58 933.
Globally, there have been 244 388 558 confirmed cases, 4 961 595 deaths, and 6 851 806 928 vaccine doses administered.