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 71 850 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 70 900 and Florida with 59 495.
Globally, there have been 245 811 489 confirmed cases, 4 985 467 deaths, and 6 947 883 074 vaccine doses administered.