COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of April 7, 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 7, 2021, at 1:35 PM, EDT:

• 33.1% of total US population have received at least 1 dose
• 19.4% of total US population are fully vaccinated

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

1. New Mexico: 26.4%
2. Rhode Island: 25.3%
3. South Dakota 25.3%
4. Alaska: 24.9%
5. Maine: 24.3%


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 7, 2021 at 2:22 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 30 876 041 confirmed cases
• 558 626 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 685 693
2. Texas: 2 812 046
3. Florida: 2 090 862
4. New York: 1 920 807
5. Illinois: 1 265 353

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 59 920 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 50 818, and Texas with 48 833.

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

Globally, there have been 132 683 720 confirmed cases, 2 879 979 deaths, and 75 372 620 recoveries.