COVID-19 Update: Surge across 22 US States

June 15, 2020
Sydney Jennings
Sydney Jennings

As many US states reopen their economies, 22 states have seen a surge in new cases of COVID-19.

As many US states have partially reopened their economies, new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have spiked in 22 states and Puerto Rico, according to a New York Times database. In the past 14 days, new COVID-19 cases have increased in California, Texas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, Arizona, Alabama, South Carolina, Missouri, Utah, Kentucky, Arkansas, Nevada, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Oregon, Idaho, Vermont, Wyoming, Alaska, Hawaii, and Montana.

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

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, June 15, 2020 at 11:33 AM, there have been:

• 2 096 902 confirmed cases
• 115 755 deaths
• 561 816 recoveries

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. New York: 383 324
2. New Jersey: 166 881
3. California: 152 357
4. Illinois: 132 543
5. Massachusetts: 105 603

New York has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 30 825 reported fatalities, followed by New Jersey with 12 659 deaths, and Massachusetts with 7624.

New York also leads in recoveries from COVID-19 with 68 761 people who have recovered, followed by New Jersey with 28 714 recoveries and Pennsylvania with 58 310.

New York also leads in number of patients tested with 2 934 599 people tested, followed by California with 2 801 996 people tested, and Florida with 1 409 015 people tested.

How many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed globally?

Globally, there have been 7 949 973 confirmed cases, 434 181 deaths, and 3 799 143 recoveries.

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