March 04, 2021
Cases of COVID-19 continue to climb in the U.S. and around the world.
The U.S. case, death and vaccination totals in the first table below are based on March 4 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The global case and death totals are based on March 4 data from the World Health Organization. The number of vaccines in clinical development worldwide is based on March 2 data from WHO.
CDC data include confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths as reported by U.S. states, U.S. territories, New York City and Washington, D.C., the previous day. Counts for certain jurisdictions also include probable cases and deaths. The CDC’s overall case and death numbers are validated through a confirmation process with each jurisdiction. The vaccination number represents the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered, as reported to the CDC by 6 a.m. Eastern time on the day of the update.
WHO data include confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths reported to the agency. There could be differences between WHO data and other sources of COVID-19 data that use different inclusion criteria and data cutoff times. WHO updates its vaccine development information twice a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays.
The numbers in the second table were reported by Johns Hopkins University as of 3 p.m. Central time March 4.
Johns Hopkins uses case and death data from WHO, the CDC, European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, National Health Commission…