COVID-19 Update: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of August 31, 2020

August 31, 2020
Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

US confirmed cases of COVID-19 number nearly 6 million; global cases have surpassed 25 million. We summarize more of today's 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 31, 2020 at 10:28 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 5 999 464 confirmed cases
• 183 083 deaths
• 2 153 939 recoveries

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 706 570
2. Texas: 629 680
3. Florida: 621 586
4. New York: 434 100
5. Georgia: 268 973

Deaths: New York has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 32 951 reported fatalities, followed by New Jersey with 15 937 deaths, and California with 12 939.

Recoveries: Texas leads in recoveries from COVID-19 with 499 518 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 11 231 829 people tested, followed by New York with 8 196 792 people tested, and Texas with 4 924 712 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 25 254 339 confirmed cases, 846 985 deaths, and 16 645 959 recoveries.
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