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 71 846 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 70 746 and Florida with 58 933.
Globally, there have been 245 386 525 confirmed cases, 4 977 785 deaths, and 6 947 883 074 vaccine doses administered.