COVID-19 Outbreak Statistics
5,491,678 cases [updated May 27, 2020; source: WHO]
- Total deaths: 349,190
- Countries reporting cases: 217
1,678,843 confirmed and presumptive positive cases [updated May 27, 2020; source: CDC]
- Total deaths: 99,031
- Jurisdictions reporting cases: 55 (50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. 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 the United States, Europe and Iran.
Currently, all U.S. states are reporting some community spread of COVID-19. States with the highest number of cases are New York (364,965), New Jersey (156,628), Massachusetts (93,639), Illinois (114,325) and California (101,032) [updated May 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.