Covid19 cases spiking in the United States

United States has started to see cases for covid19 starting to spike again again across the county. For the past month United States has averaged 30,000 to 50,000 new cases each week. Worldwide Director of World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus said October 2nd,2020 on average we are seeing over 2 million new cases around the world each week. Covid19 is now is 235 countries and territories around the world.

Some of the possible reasons for increased covid19 cases:

  • Elementary kids and college students returning back to school
  • People traveling over summer
  • Restrictions were removed on limiting or reducing amount of individuals in social situations (restaurants, bars etc. )
  • Fall weather means people will spend more time indoors in closer contact with others
  • Individuals starting to become more relaxed on recommended precautions because it now part of our daily routine

United States

Cases: 7,601,001

Deaths: 213,380

States and territoriesCovid19 casesDeaths
California843,91216,365
Texas816,07916,728
Florida726,01315,247
New York475,21534,102
Georgia326,1427,259
Illinois310,3809,127
North Carolina224,0573,756
Arizona223,4015,743
New Jersey213,63016,152
Tennessee207,4552,642
Louisiana172,6255,604
Pennsylvania171,4268,335
Ohio162,7234,970
Alabama161,9752,637
Virginia155,5353,328
South Carolina153,7053,502
Wisconsin146,1431,426
Michigan145,0927,169
Missouri139,5912,327
Massachusetts136,4929,557
Indiana129,9043,742
Maryland129,5693,979
Minnesota106,7042,154
Mississippi102,2413,051
Iowa95,8531,419
Oklahoma94,3521,075
Washington91,2082,177
Arkansas88,8801,482
Nevada83,3471,636
Utah80,446496
Kentucky76,5871,223
Colorado74,9221,990
Kansas63,952723
Connecticut59,3644,522
Puerto Rico52,294715
Nebraska49,396507
Idaho45,753500
Oregon35,634583
New Mexico31,372896
South Dakota25,906258
Rhode Island25,7761,126
North Dakota24,861308
Delaware21,550649
West Virginia17,325370
Montana16,063193
District of Columbia15,697632
Hawaii13,099163
Alaska9,78455
New Hampshire8,800448
Wyoming6,89953
Maine5,639142
Guam2,93457
Vermont1,82758
U.S. Virgin Islands1,32720
Northern Mariana Islands752
American Samoa00

(Source: World Health Organization)

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