COVID-19 Update: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of August 20, 2020

August 20, 2020

Data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on coronavirus cases, mortalities, recoveries, and more.

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

According to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map, as of today, August 20, 2020 at 9:27 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 5 530 655 confirmed cases
• 173 204 deaths
• 1 925 049 recoveries

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 647 363
2. Florida: 584 047
3. Texas: 574 776
4. New York: 427 202
5. Georgia: 243 982

Deaths: New York has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 32 865 reported fatalities, followed by New Jersey with 15 926 deaths, and California with 11 694.

Recoveries: Texas leads in recoveries from COVID-19 with 424 685 people who have recovered, followed by North Carolina with 127 749 recoveries and Louisiana with 118 120.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 10 140 683 people tested, followed by New York with 7 272 403 people tested, and Texas with 4 517 189 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 22 453 449 confirmed cases, 788 593 deaths, and 14 362 264 recoveries.
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