COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of May 14, 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 1, 2021, at 2:16 PM, EDT:

• 46.8% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 36.2% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Maine: 48%
2. Connecticut: 47%
3. Massachusetts: 45.4%
4. Vermont: 45.3%
5. Rhode Island: 44.5%


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 14, 2021 at 2:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 32 880 252 confirmed cases
• 584 994 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 765 462
2. Texas: 2 925 309 3. Florida: 2 286 203
4. New York: 2 081 823
5. Illinois: 1 363 409

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 62 605 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 52 903, and Texas with 50 851.

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

Globally, there have been 161 377 908 confirmed cases, 3 348 748 deaths, and 1 405 232 964 vaccine doses administered.