COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of April 20, 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 20, 2021, at 7:05 PM, EDT:

• 40.1% of total US population have received at least 1 dose
• 26% of total US population are fully vaccinated

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

1. Maine: 33.6%
2. New Mexico: 32.7%
3. Vermont: 32.6%
4. Connecticut: 32.5%
5. Alaska: 32.4%


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 20, 2021 at 5:20 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 31 779 242 confirmed cases
• 568 284 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 722 131
2. Texas: 2 856 095
3. Florida: 2 178 783
4. New York: 2 008 514
5. Illinois: 1 306 690

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 61 109 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 51 689, and Texas with 49 623.

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

Globally, there have been 142 456 745 confirmed cases, 3 035 844 deaths, and 81 608 039 recoveries.