COVID-19 Update: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of August 26, 2020

August 26, 2020

How many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the US? How many people have been tested? Get your daily COVID-19 update here.

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 26, 2020 at 12:28 PM, EDT, there have been:

• 5 791 222 confirmed cases
• 178 819 deaths
• 2 053 699 recoveries

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 682 579
2. Florida: 608 722
3. Texas: 605 197
4. New York: 430 774
5. Georgia: 258 354

Deaths: New York has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 32 918 reported fatalities, followed by New Jersey with 15 953 deaths, and California with 12 420.

Recoveries: Texas leads in recoveries from COVID-19 with 466 550 people who have recovered, followed by North Carolina with 136 630 recoveries and Louisiana with 118 120.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 10 762 506 people tested, followed by New York with 7 750 445 people tested, and Texas with 4 724 559 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 23 964 800 confirmed cases, 820 989 deaths, and 15 618 965 recoveries.
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