Fast Stats May 2021

April 26, 2021

CDC COVID-19 variants, cases and vaccinations tracking

B.1.1.7

is the most common variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus circulating in the United States and has been reported in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

5

variants of concern in the United States are being monitored by the CDC; none of the variants circulating in the United States are classified as variants of high consequence.

27.2%

of COVID-19 cases in the United States were estimated from early March data to have been caused by the B.1.1.7 variant.

9.1%

of the proportion of cases are estimated to be caused by the B.1.429 variant.

4.3%

of the proportion of cases are estimated to be caused by the B.1.427 variant.

0.5%

of the current COVID-19 cases are estimated for both the P.1 and B.1.351 variants.

14th

of December 2020 is when the US COVID-19 Vaccination Program began; 174.9 million vaccine doses have been administered as of April 8, 2021.

112.0 million

people, or 33.7% of the US population, are estimated overall to have received at least one dose of vaccine.

66.2 million

people, or 19.9% of the US population, are estimated to have been fully vaccinated.*

*People who are fully vaccinated (formerly “receiving 2 doses”) represents the number of people who have received the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series or one dose of the single-shot J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.

Note: Data collected on 4/12/21.

Citation: COVID DATA TRACKER WEEKLY REVIEW, Updated Apr. 9, 2021, Interpretive Summary for April 9, 2021, https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/covid-data/covidview/index.html

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