COVID-19 Updates: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of March 17, 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 17, 2021 at 12:25 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 29 556 707 confirmed cases
• 537 123 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 628 262
2. Texas: 2 738 135
3. Florida: 1 984 425
4. New York: 1 755 193
5. Illinois: 1 212 014

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 56 796 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 49 110, and Texas with 46 659.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 51 351 366 people tested, followed by New York with 41 480 691 people tested, and Florida with 23 000 420 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 120 917 739 confirmed cases, 2 674 151 deaths, and 68 568 764 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 17, 2021, at 6:00 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 147 590 615 total doses delivered
• 113 037 627 total doses administered
• 73 669 956 people who received at least 1 dose
• 39 989 196 people who are fully vaccinated

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

1. California: 13 161 027 (33 309 per 100 000)
2. Texas: 8 850 377 (30 523 per 100 000)
3. Florida: 7 332 554 (34 140 per 100 000)
4. New York: 6 700 442 (34 443 per 100 000)
5. Pennsylvania: 4 491 125 (35 081 per 100 000)