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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 August 31, 2021, the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant made up 99.1% of COVID-19 cases in the United States.
The CDC estimates as of August 31, 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 65 873 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 57 366 and New York with 54 264.
Globally, there have been 218 152 159 confirmed cases, 4 527 305 deaths, and 5 322 566 112 vaccine doses administered.