The US has confirmed more than 1.5 million coronavirus cases, more than any country in the world. It has the third-highest number of cases per capita.
Some states’ testing efforts still lag, however, meaning case counts alone may underestimate the scope of their outbreaks.
Considering case totals in the context of states’ differing population sizes and testing efforts paints a more complete picture.
These maps show the total number of COVID-19 cases in each US state and territory, as well as cases per capita and the portion of tests conducted that have come back positive.
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The US has the world’s worst coronavirus outbreak, with more than 1.5 million cases.
All 50 states have started easing lockdown restrictions. Some, including Michigan and New York — the epicenter of the US outbreak — have begun to see a drop in the number of new cases reported each day. Others, like South Dakota and Texas, are still reporting increases.
Overall case counts in many US states paint an undeniably grim picture. But that single data point doesn’t necessarily illustrate the full extent of their outbreaks or facilitate easy state-by-state comparisons. Looking at the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases …read more
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