COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of May 27, 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 27, 2021, at 1:52 PM, EDT:

• 49.9% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 40% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Maine: 53.6%
2. Vermont: 53.4%
3. Connecticut: 52.4%
4. Massachusetts: 51.7%
5. Rhode Island: 50.6%


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

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, May 27, 2021 at 1:20 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 33 198 132 confirmed cases
• 592 573 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 781 454
2. Texas: 2 949 099
3. Florida: 2 316 142
4. New York: 2 098 550
5. Illinois: 1 378 300

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 63 034 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 53 223, and Texas with 51 355.

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

Globally, there have been 168 553 387 confirmed cases, 3 501 666 deaths, and 1 768 669 146 vaccine doses administered.