COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of May 4, 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 3, 2021, at 2:00 PM, EDT:

• 44.5% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 32.0% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Connecticut: 40.3%
2. Maine: 40.2%
3. Vermont: 39.3%
4. New Mexico: 39%
5. Massachusetts: 38.2%


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 4, 2021 at 11:57 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 32 477 368 confirmed cases
• 577 671 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 747 337
2. Texas: 2 901 598
3. Florida: 2 245 853
4. New York: 2 057 276
5. Illinois: 1 341 671

Deaths: Deaths due to COVID-19 are highest in California with 61 967 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 52 423, and Texas with 50 331.

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

Globally, there have been 153 676 825 confirmed cases, 3 216 016 deaths, and 90 377 597 recoveries.