Tracking active COVID cases per state on Feb. 28, 2021

Here’s how active virus cases compare by state in the US

Jazmyn Finney, seated, is administered a coronavirus rapid test by a certified medical assistant at the student health center on campus at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) (Gerry Broome, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

A cumulative total of more than 28.5 million COVID cases have been reported in the United States as of Feb. 28, but only a portion of those cases are currently active.

As of Feb. 28, there are 17,338,486 active coronavirus cases in the United States, which is more than 60 percent of all U.S. cases, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Each week, we’ll provide an update on the number of active COVID-19 cases in each state and how they compare.

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Below is the number of active COVID-19 cases in each state in the U.S. on Feb. 14, 2021.

To see specific case counts for a state, hover your mouse over the state’s bar in the graph.

New Hampshire and the states below it, which are those barely visible in the chart, each currently have fewer than 3,000 active virus cases.

Compare the data above to last week’s report here.

As of Feb. 28 at 12:23 p.m., the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States is 28,567,544 -- the highest in the world.

To see the total number of COVID-19 cases per state on Feb. 28, click here.

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