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COVID-19 in the US: Tracking states with the most cases, deaths on June 23

Identifying states in the U.S. currently most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to evolve around the country each day.

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Each week we’ll provide updates on which states have the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths.

The following data is sourced from Johns Hopkins University as of June 22, 2020.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States is 2,325,970 -- the highest in the world.

States with the highest number of COVID-19 cases

  1. New York - 388,488 cases
  2. California - 184,765 cases
  3. New Jersey - 169,415 cases
  4. Illinois - 137,224 cases
  5. Texas - 117,790 cases
  6. Massachusetts - 107,210 cases
  7. Florida - 100,217 cases
  8. Pennsylvania - 86,576 cases
  9. Michigan - 67,957 cases
  10. Georgia - 65,928 cases

Note: Numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases above include presumptive positive cases.

Since last week’s reporting: California jumped from #3 to #2 in the country, reporting an increase of more than 25,000 COVID-19 cases in one week. Texas jumped from #6 to #5 in the country since last week, reporting an increase of more than 24,000 cases. Florida jumped from #8 to #7 in the country, reporting an increase of 20,000 cases since last week. Georgia has moved into the #10 spot after reporting an increase of nearly 7,000 COVID-19 cases since last week.

Most states with the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases -- typically above 20,000 -- saw an average increase of 1,500 to 3,500 cases in the last week. Though not in the top #10, Arizona saw an increase of 15,414 cases, North Carolina saw an increase of 8,057 cases and South Carolina saw an increase of 5,676 in one week.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths in the United States is 120,771 -- the highest in the world.

States with the highest number of COVID-19 deaths

  1. New York - 31,176 deaths
  2. New Jersey - 12,974 deaths
  3. Massachusetts - 7,873 deaths
  4. Illinois - 6,671 deaths
  5. Pennsylvania - 6,426 deaths
  6. Michigan - 6,097 deaths
  7. California - 5,566 deaths
  8. Connecticut - 4,263 deaths
  9. Florida - 3,173 deaths
  10. Louisiana - 3,117 deaths

Since last week’s reporting: California remains #7 in the country but reported an increase of more than 350 deaths since last week. Florida jumped from #10 to #9 in the country after reporting an increase of 180 deaths since last week.

Most states with the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases saw an average increase of 50-150 COVID-19 deaths since June 17. Some states like Wyoming and Montana are reporting fewer than 25 COVID-19 deaths overall.

COVID-19 cases and deaths have been broken down by county in each individual state by Johns Hopkins University and can be viewed here.

See detailed COVID-19 data for Michigan here.

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