COVID-19 Update: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of January 20, 2021

January 20, 2021
Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

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, January 20, 2021 at 9:22 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 24 255 934 confirmed cases
• 401 820 deaths

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 3 055 568
2. Texas: 2 157 913
3. Florida: 1 589 097
4. New York: 1 268 692
5. Illinois: 1 076 532

Deaths: New York has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 41 368 reported fatalities, followed by California with 34 445 deaths, and Texas with 33 033.

Recoveries: Texas leads in recoveries from COVID-19 with 1 711 009 people who have recovered, followed by Ohio with 694 905 recoveries and Tennessee with 624 306.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 39 024 543 people tested, followed by New York with 29 342 972 people tested, and Florida with 17 821 375 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 96 311 790 confirmed cases, 2 060 731 deaths, and 53 181 660 recoveries.


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