COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021
Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

Data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map and the CDC on COVID-19 cases, mortalities, vaccinations, and more.

How many people in the US have been vaccinated against COVID-19?

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of today, April 16, 2021, at 12:51 PM, EDT:

• 38.5% of total US population have received at least 1 dose
• 24.3% of total US population are fully vaccinated

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

1. Maine: 31.5%
2. New Mexico: 31.3%
3. Alaska: 31.2%
4. Rhode Island: 30.9%
5. Connecticut: 30.4%


How many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the US?

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, April 16, 2021 at 1:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 31 524 464 confirmed cases
• 565 695 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 712 046
2. Texas: 2 844 303
3. Florida: 2 148 448
4. New York: 1 983 011
5. Illinois: 1 296 269

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 60 860 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 51 470, and Texas with 49 443.

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

Globally, there have been 139 403 270 confirmed cases, 2 991 106 deaths, and 79 445 321 recoveries.