COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of June 8, 2021

Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

Data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map and the CDC on COVID-19 vaccinations, cases, and deaths in the US and on cases and deaths worldwide.

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, June 8, 2021, at 5:10 PM, EDT:

• 51.7% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 42.3% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Vermont: 59.4%
2. Maine: 56.5%
3. Massachusetts: 56.5%
4. Connecticut: 55.5%
5. Rhode Island: 53.6%


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

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, June 8, 2021 at 3:23 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 33 385 561 confirmed cases
• 598 276 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 797 116
2. Texas: 2 965 690
3. Florida: 2 332 867
4. New York: 2 106 594
5. Illinois: 1 385 772

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 63 587 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 482, and Texas with 51 775.

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

Globally, there have been 173 757 407 confirmed cases, 3 740 257 deaths, and 2 173 716 458 vaccine doses administered.