COVID-19 Update: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of October 28, 2020

October 28, 2020
Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

Global confirmed cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 44 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 28, 2020 at 9:24 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 8 781 354 confirmed cases
• 226 752 deaths
• 3 487 666 recoveries

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 915 899
2. Texas: 904 769
3. Florida: 786 311
4. New York: 498 646
5. Illinois: 387 687

Deaths: New York has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 33 433 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 18 061 deaths, and California with 17 485.

Recoveries: Texas leads in recoveries from COVID-19 with 763 108 people who have recovered, followed by North Carolina with 231 611 recoveries and Tennessee with 222 348.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 18 127 049 people tested, followed by New York with 13 945 858 people tested, and Florida with 9 703 491 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 44 081 789 confirmed cases, 1 168 824 deaths, and 29 852 184 recoveries.



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