Coronavirus Latest Updates

Coronavirus Latest Updates

Coronavirus Cases now in the United States:

Last updated on April 4, 2020 at 12 p.m. EST

Coronavirus Cases:

291,322

Deaths:

7,847

Recovered:

14,368

April 4 (GMT)

  • 14161 new cases and 443 new deaths in the United States [source]

April 3 (GMT)

  • 32284 new cases and 1328 new deaths in the United States

April 2 (GMT)

  • 29874 new cases and 968 new deaths in the United States

April 1 (GMT)

  •  26473 new cases and 1049 new deaths in the United States“Our country is in the midst of a great national trial, unlike any we have ever faced before. […] We’re at war with a deadly virus. Success in this fight will require the full absolute measure of our collective strength, love, and devotion. It’s very important. Each of us has the power through our own choices and actions to save American lives and rescue the most vulnerable among us” President Trump said [video] [transcript]

    Following the guidelines for the next 30 days is a matter of life and death” 

    “This is going to be one of the roughest 2 or 3 weeks we’ve ever had in our country […] We’re going to lose thousands of people.”
    • Projections: 100,000 – 240,000 total deaths in the US from COVID-19 [video segment] (down from 1.5 – 2.2 million deaths without mitigation: social distancing, staying home, washing hands). But if guidelines are followed perfectly by everyone, then the numbers can be lower, or even significantly lower
    • Assuming full mitigation: peak of 2,214 daily deaths on April 15Death of a 6-week-old newborn in Connecticut, in the Hartford area [source]  
      “This is a virus that attacks our most fragile without mercy. This also stresses the importance of staying home and limiting exposure to other peopleYour life and the lives of others could literally depend on it” Governor Lamont said [source]

        [source]

March 31 (GMT)

  • 24742 new cases and 912 new deaths in the United States

March 30 (GMT)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Daily Data Summary The data in this report reflect events and activities as of March 29, 2020 at 4:15 PM. All data in this report are preliminary and subject to change as cases continue to be investigated. These data include cases in NYC residents and foreign residents treated in NYC facilities. NYC COVID-19 Cases . Total Cases Total 33474 Median Age (Range) 48 (0-105) Age Group – 0 to 17 619 (2%) – 18 to 44 14233 (43%) – 45 to 64 11577 (35%) – 65 to 74 3954 (12%) – 75 and over 3020 (9%) – Unknown 71 Age 50 and over – Yes 15706 (47%) – No 17697 (53%) Sex – Female 14837 (44%) – Male 18593 (56%) – Unknown 44 Borough – Bronx 6250 (19%) – Brooklyn 8887 (27%) – Manhattan 5582 (17%) – Queens 10737 (32%) – Staten Island 1984 (6%) – Unknown 34 Deaths 776 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Daily Data Summary The data in this report reflect events and activities as of March 29, 2020 at 4:15 PM. All data in this report are preliminary and subject to change as cases continue to be investigated. These data include cases in NYC residents and foreign residents treated in NYC facilities.

March 29 (GMT)

19913 new cases and 362 new deaths in the United States

Among the deaths: a 42-year-old woman in Arkansas with no pre-existing health condition (and who had never been hospitalized before, according to her sister) who felt “a little sick” on March 15 and thought it to be a cold or a sinus infection. After developing shortness of breath and cough that wouldn’t go away, she was admitted to the hospital on March 24 and tested positive to Covid-19. She was put on a ventilator in ICU and, after 4 days (on Saturday, March 28), she died. [source]

West Virginia had retracted its report of 1 death in the state. We have updated our data accordingly [source]

March 28 (GMT)

  • 19302 new cases and 515 new deaths in the United States
  • New York Governor Cuomo Daily Briefing:
  • Everything we do now (procure ventilators etc) is in preparation for possible apex (when curve hits the highest point)
  • Apex in New York is estimated in 14-21 days from now
  • We’ll keep COVID-19 patients separated from the other patients in hospitals
  • We can now test for antibodies to determine whether a person had COVID-19. This is a blood test
  • 172 new ICU admission in the last day, vs. 374  in the preceding day, may indicate a decline in the growth rate
  • 155,934 people tested in New York State
  • We need a faster testing process. Can’t wait 5 days as it is now. Other countries now also have home tests. We should do the same
USA
State
Total
Cases
New
Cases
Total
Deaths
New
Deaths
Active
Cases
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New York53,393+7,131883+27749,784[source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source
New Jersey11,124+2,299140+3210,984[source
California5,549+758119+255,409[source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source
Michigan4,650+993111+194,534[source] [source
Washington4,310+610189+143,997[source] [source
Massachusetts4,257+1,01744+94,212[source] [source
Florida4,038+84056+103,982[source] [source
Illinois3,491+46547+133,442[source
Louisiana3,315+569137+183,178[source] [source
Pennsylvania2,751+53334+122,717[source
Georgia2,366+16869+42,297[source] [source] [source
Texas2,329+37930+42,288[source] [source
Colorado2,061+32744+132,017[source
Connecticut1,524+23333+61,491[source] [source] [source
Tennessee1,512+3097+11,505[source] [source] [source] [source] [source
Ohio1,406+26925+61,381[source] [source
Indiana1,232+25131+71,201[source] [source
Maryland992+2185955[source
Wisconsin989+14715+1972[source] [source
North Carolina952+724+1948[source] [source] [source
Missouri838+16810+1826[source
Arizona773+10815+2755[source] [source
Virginia739+13517+3720[source
Alabama702+754+1698[source] [source] [source
Mississippi663+8413+5650[source
South Carolina660+12115+2645[source
Nevada621+8614+4607[source
Utah602+1222600[source
Oregon479+6513+2466[source] [source] [source
Minnesota441+435+1302[source
Arkansas409+285+2378[source] [source
Kentucky394+928384[source] [source] [source] [source
Oklahoma377+5515+7361[source
District Of Columbia342+384287[source
Iowa298+633277[source] [source] [source
Kansas261+595+1256[source] [source
Idaho261+314+1257[source] [source
Rhode Island239+362+2237[source] [source
Delaware214+495+3200[source] [source] [source
New Hampshire214+272212[source] [source
Vermont211+2712+2199[source
Maine211+431194[source
New Mexico208+172+1206[source] [source
Hawaii151+31151[source] [source
Montana129+81128[source] [source
West Virginia113+171112[source] [source] [source
Nebraska96+112+294[source] [source
Alaska85+162+183[source] [source
Wyoming84+1184[source
North Dakota83+15166[source] [source
South Dakota68+10141[source
Guam51150
Puerto Rico100+21396[source
United States Virgin Islands21+221[source] [source
Wuhan Repatriated33
Diamond Princess Cruise4646
Total:123,42819,3022,211515117,986

March 27 (GMT)

18691 new cases and 400 new deaths in the United States

NEW YORK (from New York Governor Cuomo daily briefing):

  • Apex of hospital need could be in 21 days from now in New York
  • All hospitals need to increase capacity by 50%, some by 100%
  • Need a total of 140,000 hospital beds. Currently have 53,000 (an additional 87,000 hospital beds are needed)
  • Need a total of 40,000 ICU beds. Currently have 3,000, with 3,000 ventilators. An additional 37,000 ICU beds are needed
  • Will use college dormitorieshotels, nursing homes, and all possible space by converting it to hospitals if needed in April
  • 138,376 people have been tested
  • Schools will stay closed for an additional 2 weeks after April 1, to then reassess the situation and extend again if needed. 180 days requirement has been waived
  • “This is not going to be a short deployment […] This is going to be weeks, and weeks, and weeks […]This is a rescue mission you are on, to save lives. […] You are living a moment in history that will change and forge character”

March 26 (GMT)

  • 17166 new cases and 268 new deaths in the United States
    (1 previously reported Covid-19 death in Hawaii has been retracted)

    New York State Gov. Cuomo press briefing
    :

    – COVID-19 patients average time on ventilator: 11 – 21 days (vs. 3 – 4 days for non-COVID-19 patients). “We have patients that have been 20 days 30 days on a ventilator. The longer you are on a ventilator, the more likely you are not going get off a ventilator”

    –  New York is testing more per capita than South Korea

March 25 (GMT)

  • 13355 new cases and 247 new deaths in the United StatesTotal cases top 60,000 [sources]

March 24 (GMT)

  • 11100 new cases and 225 new deaths in the United States. New York Governor Cuomo says: [live streaming]
    • Peak number of cases is still 2 to 3 weeks away in New York
    • We’ve procured about 7,000 ventilators. We need, as a minimum, other 30,000 ventilators. This is a critical and desperate need for ventilators [..] We need them in 14 days. Fema is sending 400 ventilators only. Federal action is needed to address this now through the Federal Defense Production Act”
    • “The numbers are higher in New York because it started here first, it has a lot of international travelers and has high density, but you will see this in cities all across the country, and in suburban communities. Where we are today, you’ll be in 4 weeks or 6 weeks.
    • Probably “hundreds of thousands of people” have already had Covid-19, didn’t know they had it, and recovered. Should be tested for antibodies so they could go back to work and keep the economy going

March 23 (GMT)

  • 10168 new cases and 141 new deaths in the United States

March 22 (GMT)

9339 new cases and 117 new deaths in the United States
New deaths and cases include:

  • 4 new deaths and 590 new cases in New Jersey [source]
  • 6 new deaths in Georgia [source]
  • 4 new deaths in California: including the 1st death in Monterey County (an adult with an underlying health condition)  [source
  • 4 new deaths in Louisiana (the other 2 mentioned in the report have been already counted in yesterday’s totals for the state):  an 83-year-old Orleans Parish resident, a 50-year-old Orleans resident, a 77-year-old Jefferson Parish resident and a 90-year-old Orleans Parish resident. All aside from the 83-year-old individual had underlying medical conditions [source]
  • 3 new deaths in Michigan: a 52-year-old man with underlying health conditions  [source], the first death in West Michigan: a man in his 70s  [source] and an 90-year-old woman  [source]
  • 1 new death in Florida
  • 1 new death in Colorado [source]
  • 1 new death in Virginia, the 1st in Fairfax County: a man in his 60s who acquired COVID-19 through contact with a previously reported case [source]
  • 1 new death in Indiana [source]
  • 1 new death in Kentucky: a 67-year-old man from Anderson County with underlying health conditions  [source]
  • 1 new death in Kansas. Health officials have ordered Kansas City-area residents to stay at home for 30 days, starting Tuesday [source]

March 21 (GMT)

  • 391 new cases and 19 new deaths in the United States
    • 1st death in Tennessee: a 73-year old man with underlying health conditions in Nashville [source]
    • 1st death in Arizona: a Maricopa County man in his 50s with underlying health conditions [source]
    • 1 death in Ohio: an 85-year-old man was an Erie County [source]
    • 2 new deaths in South Carolinaelderly people suffering from underlying health conditions [source]
    • 1 death in California: the first death in Contra Costa County: a patient in their 70s [source]
    • 1 death in Maryland: a Baltimore County resident in his 60s who suffered from underlying medical conditions  [sourceD.C. schools will be closed until April 27
    • 1 death in Missouri:  a woman in her 60s, who suffered from multiple health problems prior to being diagnosed with COVID-19 [source]

March 20 (GMT)

  •  5594 new cases and 49 new deaths in the United States. 23% of the US Population is ordered to “stay at home” after governors in California (40 million residents), New York State (20 million), Illinois (13 million), and Connecticut (3.5 million) ordered nonessential workers to remain at home to slow the spread of coronavirus.
    • Connecticut issues a “stay at home” order for its 3.5 million residents that goes into effect Monday at 8 p.m
    • Texas declared a public health disaster for the first time in more than 100 years  [source
    • Illinois: Governor Pritzker issues an immediate “stay at home” order for all residents “to avoid the loss of potentially tens of thousands of lives” The order goes into effect at 5 p.m. Saturday. [source
    • New York: Governor Cuomo orders 100% of all non-essential workers to stay home  [source]
    • Pennsylvania: Governor Wolf orders all businesses that aren’t ‘life-sustaining’ to close [source]
    • California: Governor Gavin Newson orders the state’s 40 million residents to “stay at home.” The order is “open ended.” Modeling predicts that 56% of the state’s population will be infected over the next 8 weeks. Only essential businesses will be allowed to remain open.  All indoor public and private gatherings with 10 or more people are prohibited [source]  

      New deaths include: 
    • The first death in Massachusetts:  an 87-year-old military veteran from Winthrop [source]
    • 7 new deaths in King County (WA) [source]
    • 1 new death in Snohomish County (WA)  [source]
    • 1 new death in Illinois, a woman in her 70s in Cook County [source
    • 1 new death in Indiana: an adult resident of Marion County over age 60  [source
    • 1 new death in Missouri (Jackson County) a woman in her 80s with no prior travel history [source]
    • 1 new death in Texas: a man in his 80s in Harris County [source
    • 1 new death in Riverside County (CA)
    • 1 new death in Louisiana 
    • 2 new deaths in New Jersey 
    • 1 new death in Florida 
    • 8 new deaths in New York, as De Blasio is demanding the federal government mobilize the military to help in the response efforts [source]
    • First 2 deaths in Wisconsin: a man in his 50s from Fond Du Lac County and a man in his 90s from Ozaukee County  [source]
    • 3 new deaths in Georgia 
    • First 2 deaths in Vermont: a man from Windsor County and a woman from Chittenden County, both older individuals who likely received the virus through community transmission  [source]
    • 1 new presumptive death in Ohio [source]
    • 1 new death in Connecticut: a man in his 80s from New Canaan (the second person from New Canaan to die) [source]  

      New Cases include:
    • 80 new cases in Texas, of which 19 in Dallas County [source
    • 75 new cases in Tennessee [source
    • 3 new cases in Alabama [source]  

March 19 (GMT)

  • 4530 new cases and 57 new deaths in the United States

    Deaths include:
    • 3 deaths in Illinois [source]
    • 1 death in California, the first in San Benito County: a man in his 60s [source]
    • 1 death in Louisiana: a patient in his 60s with underlying health conditions [source]
    • 7 deaths in Georgia [source] [source
    • 1st death in Maryland: a man in his 60s with an underlying medical condition  [source]
    • 1 death in Washington State: a woman in her 80s with underlying health conditions  [source
      New cases include: 
       
    • 256 new cases in Michigan [source
    • 134 new cases in Illinois  [source
    • 13 new cases in Oregon [source
    • 16 new cases in Arkansas [source
    • 1,238 new cases in New York [source]
    • 46 in California, L.A. County [source
    • 2 in Missouri, first 2 in Christian County [source
    • 1 new case in Wisconsin, La Crosse County: a man in his upper 20s [source
    • 27 new cases in Texas including 14 in Bexar County, 3 in Collin County, 1 in Van Zandt [source] [source] [source]
    • 2 new cases in Idaho, 1 in Twin Falls County, 1 in Blaine County [source
    • 2 new cases in Nevada, Washoe County: a man in his 30s who recently traveled to Europe and a man in his 30s who recently traveled to Washington [source

March 18 (GMT)

  •  2848 new cases and 41 new deaths in the United States 
    • US – Canada border to temporarily close to nonessential travel [source] [tweet]
    • Trump compares the sacrifices needed to those made during World War II, saying that “now it is our time, we must sacrifice togetherWe are all in this together and we’ll come through it together. It is the invisible enemy. That’s always the toughest enemy. But we’re going to defeat the invisible enemy. I think we’ll going to do it even faster than we thought, and it will be a complete victory, a total victory”
    • US working to determine if the self-swab coronavirus test is as effective as the other testing process. It would be a much easier test
    • all foreclosures and evictions to be suspended until the end of April
      New deaths include:
       
    • 1 death in Clark County (Washington State)  [source
    • 1st death in Missouri, a Boone County resident who had traveled abroad and was self-isolating at home  [source
    • 1st death in Connecticut, an 88-year old man from Ridgefield [source]
    • 2 new deaths in New Jersey, total rises to 5  [source
    • 2 new deaths in Santa Clara County (California): a man in his 50s and a man in his 60s [source] [source
    • 1 new death in Tarrant County (Texas): a 77-year old man [source
      New cases include: 
       
    • 17 new cases in North Carolina [source
    • 8 new cases in Kentucky, including 2 in Jefferson County, one of whom is an 8 months old  [source
    • 13 new cases in Alabama, including the first in Calhoun County [source
    • 4 new cases in New Hampshire, 2 in Grafton County, 1 in Rockingham County and 1 from Carroll County [source
    • 38 new cases in Massachusetts [source
    • 1 new case in North Carolina,  Moore County [source
    • 3 new cases in Kansas, 1 in Leavenworth County, 1 in Wyandotte county and 1 in Johnson County [source
    • 128 new cases in Illinois [source]
    • 17 new cases in Minnesota [source]

March 17 (GMT)

  • 1748 new cases and 23 new deaths in the United StatesNew deaths include:
    • First death in Illinois: a Chicago woman in her 60s with an underlying condition [source
    • 1 new death in Colorado (second in the state) [source
    • 3 new deaths in King County (WA), bringing the total to 46  [source
    • 1 death in Suffolk County (New York): a woman in her 90s  [source
    • 1 death in Nassau County (New York): 96-year-old man [source
    • 2 new deaths in Santa Clara County (California): a man in his 50s (who was hospitalized on March 12) and a man in his 80s. It is not known if either had underlying health conditions [source]
    • First 2 deaths in Riverside County (California) [source]
    • 1 new death in Bergen County (New Jersey): a man in his 90s [source]
      New cases include:
    • First case in West Virginia [source
    • 30 new cases in King County (WA), total rise to 518  [source
    • Ohio67 cases, mapped here by county and date
    • 1st case of community spread in Galveston County (Texas)  [source
    • 1st case in Frederick County (Maryland) [source
    • 1st case in Madison County (Alabama) [source
    • 432 in New York state, of which 118 in New York City, 157 in Westchester County, 1 in Essex County [source] [source] [source]
    • 2 new cases in Fairbanks (Alaska) [source]
    • First case in Peoria County (Illinois): the person was screened over the phone and tested at home by OSF Healthcare [source]
    • 1 new case in Tulare County (California) hospitalized in critical condition  [source]

March 16 (GMT)

  • 983 new cases and 18 new deaths in the United States. Starting immediately and for the next 8 weeks, CDC recommends canceling all events of 50 or more people [source] [source]New cases include:
    – 1 new case in California (Nevada County) [source]- 6 new cases in New Hampshire [source]- 5 new cases in Washoe County, Nevada [source]- 2 new cases in Harris County, Texas  [source]- First case in southern Indiana: a man in  Floyd Count who, during the past week, attended a number of events and gatherings, all listed in detail by the Heath Department  [source] – 3 new cases in Orange County, California, including 2 that did not appear to be related to travel or with previously confirmed cases  [source]- 80 in New Jersey  [source]- 1 new case in  Hawaii:  an Oahu resident who took a family trip to Florida and returned with family on March 8. The next day, the resident developed a cough, but no fever  [source]

March 15 (GMT)

  • 737 new cases and 11 new deaths in the United States – All New York City schools will shut down immediately and stay closed for at least 1 month [source]  All hospitals will be required to cancel elective surgeries Illinois: all bars and restaurants to close to dine-in customers through March 30 [source] – Ohio: all bars and restaurants will close Sunday at 9 p.m. indefinitely ‘This is a once in a lifetime pandemic’ said Ohio Dept. of Health Director Amy Acton [source

    New deaths include:– at least 3 new deaths in New York: a 79-year-old woman, a 78-year-old man, and a 53-year-old woman with diabetes and heart disease  [source] – 2 new deaths in King County (WA) [source] – Death of a female in her 50s in New Jersey  [source– First death in Oregon: a 70-year-old man in Portland who had tested positive just four days ago and reportedly had other health problems. [source]   New cases include: First case in Howard County (MD). County Executive Calvin Ball has declared a state of emergency and announced that The Mall in Columbia and other commercial gathering places will be closed for at least a week [source] – 32 new cases in King County (WA)  [source] – 2 new cases in Schenectady County (NY), which declares State of Emergency [source] – First 2 cases in Putnam (NY)  [source] – FIrst case in San Bernardino County (CA): a woman who recently returned from London  [source] – 6 new cases in Suffolk Country (New York) [source] – 9 new cases in North Carolina, just one day after adding 8. Total now reaches 32 [source] – 4 new cases in Indiana, including the first in Hamilton County. Marion County’s case total has doubled since Saturday from 3 to 6 [source]- 39 new cases and 1 new death in Florida: a 77-year-old from Lee County is the fourth Florida resident to die after testing positive for coronavirus [source]- 2 new cases in Hawaii (on Maui and Oahu). Details have emerged regarding the latest 2 cases in Kauai: a couple who had traveled from Indiana arriving in Maui on March 2. Shortly after their arrival, one of the visitors developed a fever, shortness of breath and cough and went to an urgent care facility. On March 7, the second visitor also developed symptoms and went to urgent care. A day later, both of the visitors flew to Kauai, staying at the Kauai Marriott, and on March 9, one of the visitors visited again an urgent care facility. Finally, on March 12, the two informed health care workers that they had close contact with an individual who had tested positive for coronavirus. 2 health care workers in Maui and 1 in Kauai are now in self-isolation because they were not wearing protective equipment [source]- 9 new cases in Utah (Salt Lake County) [source] First case of community spread identified [source]- 8 new cases in Michigan [source]- First case in San Luis Obispo County (California): a person over the age of 65 with underlying health conditions who exhibited a fever, cough, and shortness of breath [source]- 1 new case in Missouri: a person in their 20s who had traveled to Austria [source]– 2 emergency room doctors (in NJ and WA) are in critical condition after treating patients with COVID-19, according to reports  [source]