COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations and Global Cases and Deaths as of May 7, 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 7, 2021, at 1:34 PM, EDT:

• 45.3% of total US population has received at least 1 dose
• 33.4% of total US population is fully vaccinated

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

1. Maine: 43.7%
2. Connecticut: 42.7%
3. Vermont: 41.1%
4. Massachusetts: 40.7%
5. New Mexico: 40.4%


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 7, 2021 at 2:21 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 32 631 137 confirmed cases
• 580 615 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 753 615
2. Texas: 2 909 549 3. Florida: 2 262 598
4. New York: 2 066 989
5. Illinois: 1 351 400

Deaths: California has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 62 184 reported fatalities, followed by New York with 52 611, and Texas with 50 537.

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

Globally, there have been 156 305 852 confirmed cases, 3 247 557 deaths, and 92 485 197 recoveries.