COVID-19 Updates: Delta Variant, US Vaccinations, & Global Data as of September 10, 2021

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.

How widespread is the Delta variant (B.1.617.2) in the US?

According to early estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of September 7, 2021, the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant made up 98.9% of COVID-19 cases in the United States.

The CDC estimates as of September 7, 2021, the 5 states with the highest unweighted proportion of new cases attributed to the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant are:

1. District of Columbia: 99%
2. Vermont: 98.7%
3. Pennsylvania: 97.8%
4. Kansas: 97.8%
5. Minnesota: 97.4%


How many people in the US have been vaccinated against COVID-19?

According to the CDC as of today, September 10, 2021, at 12:33 PM, EDT:

• 62.7% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 53.4% of total US population is fully vaccinated

The 5 states with the highest percentage of population fully vaccinated are:

1. Vermont: 68.4%
2. Connecticut: 66.8%
3. Massachusetts: 66.6%
4. Maine: 66.5%
5. Rhode Island: 65.8%


How many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the US?

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, September 10, 2021 at 12:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 40 635 649 confirmed cases and
• 654 937 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 4 451 347
2. Texas: 3 794 752
3. Florida: 3 352 451
4. New York: 2 319 680
5. Illinois: 1 559 077

Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 66 791 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 59 338 and New York with 54 569.

How many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed globally?

Globally, there have been 223 426 353 confirmed cases, 4 609 427 deaths, and 5 619 748 439 vaccine doses administered.