The United States has reached 33,286,129 cases of infection with SARS-CoV-2 and the quota of 595,205 deaths from Covid, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The balance of the last 24 hours was 640 deaths and 21,857 new infections.
California is now the most affected state in the pandemic with 63,258 deaths, followed by New York (53,329), Texas (51,525), Florida (36,869), Pennsylvania (27,204), New Jersey (26,219) and Illinois (25,233). Other states with large numbers of deaths are Georgia (20,838), Michigan (20,389), Ohio (19,861), Massachusetts (17,883) or Arizona (17,628).
In terms of infections, California has 3,789,989, followed by Texas with 2,954,084, Florida is third with 2,326,755 and New York is fourth with 2,102,869. The provisional death toll – 595,205 – far exceeds the lower limit of the White House’s initial estimates, which it predicted at most between 100,000 and 240,000 deaths from the pandemic. President Joe Biden has predicted that a total of more than 600,000 people in the United States will die from the virus.
As for vaccines, approximately 168.4 million people (50.8% of the population) have received at least one dose, of which 135.8 million (40.9%) are already fully vaccinated, according to data provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.