COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of May 24, 2021

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 24, 2021, at 1:44 PM, EDT:

• 49.4% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 39.3% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Vermont: 52.7%
2. Maine: 51.9%
3. Connecticut: 51.6%
4. Massachusetts: 50.5%
5. Rhode Island: 49.9%


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 24, 2021 at 10:20 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 33 118 927 confirmed cases
• 589 920 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 777 077
2. Texas: 2 941 392
3. Florida: 2 310 335
4. New York: 2 095 319
5. Illinois: 1 375 420

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 62 933 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 131, and Texas with 51 225.

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

Globally, there have been 167 252 896 confirmed cases, 3 465 448 deaths, and 1 673 606 181 vaccine doses administered.