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 May 17, the U.S. has reported 82.7 million cases and 1,000,189 deaths.
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
The pandemic has long since spread to every nation on Earth.
Deaths from COVID-19 have struck different nations asymmetrically.
How does the U.S. compare to other countries?
As of May 17, there have been 522.7 million global cases and 6.27 million deaths.
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