COVID-19 Outbreak Statistics
509,964 cases [updated March 27, 2020; source: WHO]
- Total deaths: 23,335
- Countries reporting cases: 202
85,356 confirmed and presumptive positive cases [updated March 27, 2020; source: CDC]
- Total deaths: 1,246
- Jurisdictions reporting cases: 54 (49 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands)
On March 11, the COVID-19 outbreak was officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Areas with documented ongoing widespread or sustained community transmission include China, Iran, South Korea, the United States, and most of Europe. The 2 countries with the earliest cases, China and South Korea, have shown consecutive multi-day declines in new cases. However, deaths continue to accrue in Italy, which now reports the most deaths.
Currently, 27 U.S. states are reporting some community spread of COVID-19. States with the highest number of cases are New York (44,635), New Jersey (6,876), California (4,096) and Washington (3,027) [updated March 27, 2020, case numbers based on the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 interactive map]. On March 13, the President of the United States declared the COVID-19 outbreak a national emergency.