The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to evolve around the country each day.
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 29, 2020.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States is 2,606,211 -- the highest in the world.
States with the highest number of COVID-19 cases
- New York - 393,304 cases
- California - 223,646 cases
- New Jersey - 171,272 cases
- Texas - 156,706 cases
- Florida - 146,341 cases
- Illinois - 142,461 cases
- Massachusetts - 108,768 cases
- Pennsylvania - 90,467 cases
- Georgia - 79,417 cases
- Arizona - 74,545 cases
Note: Numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases above include presumptive positive cases.
Since last week’s reporting: Texas jumped from #5 to #4 in the country, reporting an increase of nearly 39,000 COVID-19 cases. Florida jumped from #7 to #5 in the country, reporting an increase of 46,000 COVID-19 cases. Georgia jumped from #10 to #9 in the country, reporting an increase of more than 13,000 cases. Arizona is now on the top 10 list, reporting an increase of nearly 20,000 COVID-19 cases since last week. Michigan has fell from the list of top 10 states with the highest COVID-19 cases for the first time since the pandemic hit.
States with 20,000 or more cases averaged an increase of about 8,600 COVID-19 cases since last week -- which is significantly affected by case spikes throughout the country. California reported an increase of nearly 39,000 COVID-19 cases in the last week. North and South Carolina are both reporting increases of about 9,000 COVID-19 cases. Tennessee, Alabama and Louisiana are all reporting increases of more than 6,000 cases. In comparison, New Jersey is reporting an increase of 1,857 and Massachusetts is reporting an increase of 1,558 cases since last week.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths in the United States is 126,360 -- the highest in the world.
States with the highest number of COVID-19 deaths
- New York - 31,403 deaths
- New Jersey - 14,992 deaths
- Massachusetts - 8,094 deaths
- Illinois - 6,902 deaths
- Pennsylvania - 6,614 deaths
- Michigan - 6,161 deaths
- California - 5,983 deaths
- Connecticut - 4,320 deaths
- Florida - 3,447 deaths
- Louisiana - 3,199 deaths
Since last week’s reporting: New Jersey did not report a significant increase in COVID-19 cases since last week, but is reporting a significant increase in deaths: 2,018.
Most states with the highest numbers of COVID-19 deaths -- more than 2,000 -- reported an increase of about 50-230 COVID-19 deaths since last week. California reported an increase of 417 COVID-19 deaths. Florida is reporting an increase of 274 deaths and Arizona is reporting an increase of 247 deaths since last week. 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.