COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of April 6, 2021

April 6, 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 6, 2021, at 1:34 PM, EDT:

• 32.6% of total US population have received at least 1 dose
• 19% of total US population are fully vaccinated

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

1. New Mexico: 26.3%
2. South Dakota: 25%
3. Rhode Island: 24.9%
4. Alaska: 24.5%
5. Maine: 23.8%


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 6, 2021 at 2:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 30 814 315 confirmed cases
• 556 032 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 683 251
2. Texas: 2 807 785
3. Florida: 2 085 306
4. New York: 1 915 217
5. Illinois: 1 261 577

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 59 805 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 50 737, and Texas with 48 748.

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

Globally, there have been 132 104 106 confirmed cases, 2 865 478 deaths, and 75 021 563 recoveries.