COVID-19 Updates: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of March 15, 2021

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 15, 2021 at 10:23 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 29 444 157 confirmed cases
• 534 937 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 623 063
2. Texas: 2 727 462
3. Florida: 1 976 808
4. New York: 1 741 363
5. Illinois: 1 209 245

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 56 573 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 48 953, and Texas with 46 423.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 51 099 687 people tested, followed by New York with 41 196 590 people tested, and Florida with 22 890 137 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 119 988 220 confirmed cases, 2 655 612 deaths, and 68 006 333 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 15, 2021, at 6:00 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 135 847 835 total doses delivered
• 109 081 860 total doses administered
• 71 054 445 people who received at least 1 dose
• 38 335 432 people who are fully vaccinated

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

1. California: 12 306 608 (31 146 per 100 000)
2. Texas: 8 547 673 (29 479 per 100 000)
3. Florida: 7 116 355 (33 134 per 100 000)
4. New York: 6 443 462 (33 122 per 100 000)
5. Illinois: 4 297 923 (33 917 per 100 000)