COVID-19 Update: US and Global Cases, Deaths, and Recoveries as of October 29, 2020

October 29, 2020
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, October 29, 2020 at 11:24 AM, EDT, there have been:

• 8 873 861 confirmed cases
• 227 897 deaths
• 3 518 140 recoveries

The 5 states with the highest total confirmed cases are:

1. California: 920 212
2. Texas: 911 835
3. Florida: 794 624
4. New York: 500 677
5. Illinois: 393 797

Deaths: New York has the most deaths due to COVID-19 with 33 435 reported fatalities, followed by Texas with 18 162 deaths, and California with 17 544.

Recoveries: Texas leads in recoveries from COVID-19 with 767 905 people who have recovered, followed by North Carolina with 231 611 recoveries and Tennessee with 224 822.

Tests administered: California leads in number of persons tested with 18 223 596 people tested, followed by New York with 14 075 518 people tested, and Florida with 9 774 192 people tested.

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

Globally, there have been 44 644 423 confirmed cases, 1 176 328 deaths, and 30 117 680 recoveries.



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