COVID-19 Update: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of October 15, 2020

October 15, 2020
Sydney Jennings
Sydney Jennings

Global confirmed cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 38 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, October 15, 2020 at 10:24 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 7 920 386 confirmed cases
• 216 933 deaths
• 3 155 794 recoveries

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 865 714
2. Texas: 832 789
3. Florida: 741 632
4. New York: 477 940
5. Georgia: 334 601

Deaths: New York has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 33 316 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 17 194 deaths, and California with 16 763.

Recoveries: Texas leads in recoveries from COVID-19 with 711 438 people who have recovered, followed by North Carolina with 206 471 recoveries and Tennessee with 198 465.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 16 425 487 people tested, followed by New York with 12 342 180 people tested, and Texas with 7 067 676 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 38 599 508 confirmed cases, 1 093 548 deaths, and 26 728 206 recoveries.



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