COVID-19 Updates: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of March 4, 2021

March 4, 2021
Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

Global confirmed cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 115 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 4, 2021 at 9:21 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 28 761 027 confirmed cases
• 518 459 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 582 320
2. Texas: 2 676 015
3. Florida: 1 924 114
4. New York: 1 663 248
5. Illinois: 1 191 440

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 53 083 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 47 935, and Texas with 44 463.

Recoveries*: Texas leads in recoveries from COVID-19 with 2 450 229 people who have recovered, followed by Ohio with 916 592 recoveries, and Pennsylvania with 844 569.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 49 028 048 people tested, followed by New York with 38 627 176 people tested, and Florida with 21 975 593 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 115 302 421 confirmed cases, 2 561 992 deaths, and 65 224 214 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 3, 2021, at 4:12 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 107 028 890 total doses delivered
• 80 540 474 total doses administered
• 52 855 579 people who received 1 or more doses
• 26 957 804 people who received 2 doses

The 3 states with the highest total number of vaccine doses administered are:

1. New Mexico: 735 930 (35 097 per 100 000)
2. West Virginia: 541 453 (30 213 per 100 000)
3. South Dakota: 287 657 (32 516 per 100 000)


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