COVID-19 Update: Global Cases and Recoveries as of May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020

How many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed globally and nationally? How many recoveries? Get your daily COVID-19 update here.

How many cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been confirmed globally?

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, May 8, 2020 at 9:43 AM, there have been:

• 3 866 642 confirmed cases
• 270 118 deaths
• 1 294 987 recoveries

The US continues to lead with the most confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 1 256 972 total cases to date, followed by Spain with 221 447 cases and Italy with 215 858 cases.

The US also leads in number of confirmed deaths (75 670), followed by the United Kingdom (30 689) and Italy (29 958). The US now also leads in recoveries with 195 036 people who have recovered, followed by Germany with 141 700 recoveries and Spain with 128 511.

How many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the US?

As previously stated, there are now 1 256 972 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the US as well as 75 670 deaths and 195 036 recoveries.

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. New York: 327 469
2. New Jersey: 133 991
3. Massachusetts: 73 721
4. Illinois: 70 871
5. California: 62 360

New York has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 26 144 reported fatalities, followed by New Jersey with 8807 deaths and Massachusetts with 4552.

For more COVID-19 coverage for primary care, visit our COVID-19 Resource Page.