Tracking the Spread of the Coronavirus Outbreak Around the U.S. and the World

Some 190 countries and territories have now reported at least one case of the novel coronavirus

Since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in December 2019, the illness has become a pandemic, touching every corner of the planet. The maps and charts below show the extent of the spread, and will be updated daily with data gathered from dozens of sources by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering.

Where COVID-19 is spreading in the U.S.

Since March, the U.S. has had more confirmed cases of COVID-19 than any other country. As of Oct. 17, the U.S. has reported nearly 45 million total cases and 725,000 deaths.

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The states where deaths are highest

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 rises and falls with cases, lagging about two weeks behind.

Where COVID-19 is currently spreading around the world

Some 190 countries and territories, representing every region on Earth, have now reported at least one case of the novel coronavirus.

How does the U.S. compare to other countries?

As of Oct. 13, there have been nearly 241 million global cases, approaching 4.9 million deaths.

The U.S. remains the country with the highest total confirmed cases of COVID-19, as well as in total confirmed related deaths.

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