COVID-19 Updates: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of March 24, 2021

March 24, 2021
Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

Global confirmed cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 124 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 24, 2021 at 11:29 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 29 928 341 confirmed cases
• 543 933 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 647 002
2. Texas: 2 762 610
3. Florida: 2 016 513
4. New York: 1 788 874
5. Illinois: 1 224 804

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 57 798 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 49 462, and Texas with 47 527.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 52 525 010 people tested, followed by New York with 43 094 389 people tested, and Florida with 23 272 104 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 124 378 693 confirmed cases, 2 736 980 deaths, and 70 573 246 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 24, 2021, at 1:10 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 169 223 125 total doses delivered
• 130 473 853 total doses administered
• 85 472 166 people who received at least 1 dose
• 46 365 515 people who are fully vaccinated

The 5 states with the highest percentage of population fully vaccinated are:

1. New Mexico: 20.6%
2. Alaska: 20.3%
3. South Dakota: 19%
4. Connecticut: 17.3%
5. North Dakota: 17.1%