More than 100,000 people have died from Covid-19 in the United States so far in 2021, according to Johns Hopkins University data.
Since Jan. 1, 2021, the US has reported a total of 100,317 deaths from Covid-19, according to Johns Hopkins. In total, since the pandemic began, the US has reported at least 446,272 total deaths.
Johns Hopkins recorded the first US death from Covid-19 on Feb. 29, 2020, in Washington state. Later in the spring, two earlier deaths in California were posthumously confirmed to be from Covid-19.
It took the US until May 23, 2020 – 84 days later – to reach the first 100,000 deaths.
Since Jan. 1, 2021, the United States has tallied the most recent 100,000 deaths in just 32 days.
The US has more deaths than any other country in the world, Johns Hopkins data shows. Brazil has tallied over 200,000 deaths. Mexico, India, and the United Kingdom have all reported over 100,000 deaths.