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

March 19, 2021
Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

Global confirmed cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 122 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 19, 2021 at 12:26 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 29 677 422 confirmed cases
• 539 868 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 634 807
2. Texas: 2 746 196
3. Florida: 1 994 117
4. New York: 1 767 290
5. Illinois: 1 215 992

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 57 207 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 49 262, and Texas with 47 049.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 51 601 716 people tested, followed by New York with 42 015 555 people tested, and Florida with 23 179 407 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 122 036 229 confirmed cases, 2 694 915 deaths, and 69 126 663 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 19, 2021, at 6:00 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 154 199 235 total doses delivered
• 118 313 818 total doses administered
• 77 230 061 people who received at least 1 dose
• 41 934 629 people who are fully vaccinated

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

1. California: 13 882 984 (35 136 per 100 000)
2. Texas: 9 237 352 (31 857 per 100 000)
3. Florida: 7 684 142 (35 777 per 100 000)
4. New York: 7 004 762 (36 008 per 100 000)
5. Illinois: 4 683 361 (36 959 per 100 000)