COVID-19 Updates: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021
Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

Data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map and the CDC on COVID-19 cases, mortalities, vaccinations, and more.

How many cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been confirmed in the US?

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, March 12, 2021 at 11:23 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 29 289 999 confirmed cases
• 530 962 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 614 852
2. Texas: 2 716 287
3. Florida: 1 962 651
4. New York: 1 720 199
5. Illinois: 1 204 323

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 55 166 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 48 690, and Texas with 46 007.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 50 316 151 people tested, followed by New York with 40 464 839 people tested, and Florida with 22 546 645 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 118 742 439 confirmed cases, 2 632 955 deaths, and 67 253 779 recoveries.

*Not all states are reporting recoveries

How many COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed in the US?

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of March 12, 2021, at 6:00 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 133 337 525 total doses delivered
• 101 128 005 total doses administered
• 65 965 305 people who received at least 1 dose
• 35 000 159 people who are fully vaccinated

The 5 states with the highest total vaccine doses administered are:

1. California: 11 428 034 (28 923 per 100 000)
2. Texas: 8 005 490 (27 609 per 100 000)
3. Florida: 6 613 352 (30 792 per 100 000)
4. New York: 5 999 720 (30 841 per 100 000)
5. Illinois: 3 925 271 (30 976 per 100 000)