COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of April 27, 2021

April 27, 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 27, 2021, at 2:15 PM, EDT:

• 42.7% of total US population have received at least 1 dose
• 29.1% of total US population are fully vaccinated

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

1. Maine: 37.4%
2. Connecticut: 36.6%
3. Vermont: 36%
4. New Mexico: 35.8%
5. Rhode Island: 35%


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 27, 2021 at 2:20 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 32 143 298 confirmed cases
• 572 945 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 734 662
2. Texas: 2 878 920
3. Florida: 2 212 097
4. New York: 2 035 741
5. Illinois: 1 323 069

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 61 500 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 52 106, and Texas with 49 973.

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

Globally, there have been 148 097 788 confirmed cases, 3 125 150 deaths, and 85 731 867 recoveries.