COVID-19 Updates: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of March 22, 2021

March 22, 2021
Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

Global confirmed cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 123 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 22, 2021 at 9:26 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 29 819 314 confirmed cases
• 542 359 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 641 105
2. Texas: 2 754 616
3. Florida: 2 008 349
4. New York: 1 782 769
5. Illinois: 1 221 775

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 57 505 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 49 426, and Texas with 47 346.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 52 250 830 people tested, followed by New York with 42 798 540 people tested, and Florida with 23 357 150 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 123 302 986 confirmed cases, 2 716 829 deaths, and 69 898 669 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 22, 2021, at 6:00 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 156 734 555 total doses delivered
• 126 509 736 total doses administered
• 82 772 416 people who received at least 1 dose
• 44 910 946 people who are fully vaccinated

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

1. California: 15 050 673 (38 091 per 100 000)
2. Texas: 9 734 465 (33 572 per 100 000)
3. Florida: 8 191 294 (38 139 per 100 000)
4. New York: 7 522 949 (38 671 per 100 000)
5. Illinois: 5 051 382 (39 863 per 100 000)