COVID-19 Update: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of August 27, 2020

August 27, 2020

Global confirmed cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 24 million. We summarize more of today's global and US data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map.

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 27, 2020 at 9:28 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 5 824 189 confirmed cases
• 179 756 deaths
• 2 084 465 recoveries

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 687 730
2. Texas: 610 820
3. Florida: 608 722
4. New York: 431 340
5. Georgia: 260 590

Deaths: New York has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 32 921 reported fatalities, followed by New Jersey with 15 914 deaths, and California with 12 552.

Recoveries: Texas leads in recoveries from COVID-19 with 472 421 people who have recovered, followed by North Carolina with 136 630 recoveries and Louisiana with 127 918.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 10 832 757 people tested, followed by New York with 7 821 634 people tested, and Texas with 4 764 640 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 24 206 817 confirmed cases, 826 591 deaths, and 15 835 047 recoveries.
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