COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of May 6, 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 6, 2021, at 5:05 PM, EDT:

• 45% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 32.8% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Maine: 42.7%
2. Connecticut: 41.9%
3. Vermont: 40.7%
4. Massachusetts: 39.8%
5. New Mexico: 39.8%


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 6, 2021 at 4:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 32 593 882 confirmed cases
• 579 977 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 751 224
2. Texas: 2 907 853 3. Florida: 2 258 433
4. New York: 2 064 530
5. Illinois: 1 348 067

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 62 131 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 52 572, and Texas with 50 527.

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

Globally, there have been 155 475 984 confirmed cases, 3 247 557 deaths, and 91 855 975 recoveries.