The number of US confirmed deaths has surpassed 702 000. Plus more data on the Delta variant, cases, mortalities, and vaccination in our daily update.
According to early estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of September 25, 2021, the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant made up 99% of COVID-19 cases in the United States.
The CDC estimates for the week ending on September 25, 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 69 432 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 66 020 and New York with 55 484.
Globally, there have been 235 283 427 confirmed cases, 4 806 649 deaths, and 6 314 615 749 vaccine doses administered.