COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of May 12, 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, May 12, 2021, at 2:01 PM, EDT:

• 46.4% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 35.4% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Maine: 46.6%
2. Connecticut: 45.9%
3. Vermont: 44.4%
4. Massachusetts: 44.1%
5. Rhode Island: 42.8%


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

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, May 12, 2021 at 1:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 32 789 989 confirmed cases
• 583 141 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 761 955
2. Texas: 2 920 719 3. Florida: 2 275 365
4. New York: 2 076 312
5. Illinois: 1 357 843

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 62 387 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 52 817, and Texas with 50 725.

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

Globally, there have been 159 845 155 confirmed cases, 3 321 212 deaths, and 95 897 262 recoveries.