Tracking active COVID cases per state on March 7, 2021

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

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A cumulative total of more than 28.9 million COVID cases have been reported in the United States as of March 7, but only a portion of those cases are currently active.

As of March 7, there are 17,538,571 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 March 7, 2021.

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

Vermont and the states below it, which are those barely visible in the chart, each currently have fewer than 3,000 active virus cases. North Dakota and Wyoming have fewer than 1,000 active cases.

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

As of March 7 at 1:25 p.m., the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States is 28,964,443 -- the highest in the world.

To see the total number of COVID-19 cases per state on March 7, 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.