COVID-19 Updates: Delta Variant, US Vaccinations, & Global Data as of September 13, 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 13, 2021, at 9:21 PM, EDT:

• 63.2% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 53.9% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Vermont: 68.7%
2. Connecticut: 67.2%
3. Massachusetts: 66.9%
4. Maine: 66.8%
5. Rhode Island: 66.2%


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 13, 2021 at 6:00 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 40 921 394 confirmed cases and
• 659 970 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 4 489 000
2. Texas: 3 843 000
3. Florida: 3 452 700
4. New York: 2 319 680
5. Illinois: 1 559 077

Deaths: California has the highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 67 223 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 60 330 and New York with 54 672.

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

Globally, there have been 225 433 571 confirmed cases, 4 642 720 deaths, and 5 730 390 591 vaccine doses administered.