COVID-19 Updates: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of March 16, 2021

March 16, 2021
Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

Global confirmed cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 120 million. We summarize more of today's data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map.

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 16, 2021 at 1:25 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 29 512 462 confirmed cases
• 536 068 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 626 253
2. Texas: 2 733 376
3. Florida: 1 979 634
4. New York: 1 751 620
5. Illinois: 1 210 032

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 56 686 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 49 036, and Texas with 46 533.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 51 263 837 people tested, followed by New York with 41 323 595 people tested, and Florida with 22 930 335 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 120 453 308 confirmed cases, 2 664 973 deaths, and 68 320 135 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 16, 2021, at 6:00 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 142 918 525 total doses delivered
• 110 737 856 total doses administered
• 72 135 616 people who received at least 1 dose
• 39 042 345 people who are fully vaccinated

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

1. California: 12 686 451 (32 108 per 100 000)
2. Texas: 8 660 886 (29 869 per 100 000)
3. Florida: 7 197 889 (33 513 per 100 000)
4. New York: 6 571 852 (33 782 per 100 000)
5. Illinois: 4 379 055 (34 557 per 100 000)