COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of May 25, 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 25, 2021, at 2:18 PM, EDT:

• 49.5% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 39.5% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Vermont: 53.1%
2. Maine: 52.9%
3. Connecticut: 51.8%
4. Massachusetts: 50.8%
5. Rhode Island: 50%


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 25, 2021 at 1:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 33 151 903 confirmed cases
• 590 586 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 778 738
2. Texas: 2 944 316
3. Florida: 2 311 941
4. New York: 2 097 200
5. Illinois: 1 377 165

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 62 955 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 181, and Texas with 51 249.

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

Globally, there have been 167 454 138 confirmed cases, 3 476 320 deaths, and 1 705 345 811 vaccine doses administered.