Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak – What's New

William M. Detmer, MD, supported by the Unbound Medicine Team

Updated: Friday, January 22, 2021 16:00 ET

COVID-19 Cases

Around the Globe

New Cases in Countries with Highest COVID-19 Activity
New Cases in Countries with Highest COVID-19 Activity

Recent Confirmed Cases in countries with the highest reported COVID-19 activity (India, United States, Brazil, France, Russia, UK, Turkey, Italy, Spain). Note that the left axis is linear rather than logarithmic and representsthe number ofcases reported (rolling 7-day average) by each country.

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Data sources: Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE). Our World in Data.

COVID-19 Outbreak Map by Johns Hopkins CSSE – Updated Hourly
Coronavirus 2019 COVID-19 Outbreak Map

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Source: Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE).[1]

In the United States

U.S. Key COVID-19 Metrics: January 22, 2021
U.S. Key COVID-19 Metrics - What's New

Key COVID-19 metrics in the United States since April 1, 2020. Dark lines represent 7-day averages.

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Source: The COVID-19 Tracking Project[2]

US COVID-19 Case in last 7 Days: January 21, 2021
US COVID-19 Case in last 7 Days

US COVID-19 Case Rate Reported to the CDC in the Last 7 Days, by State/Territory (cases per 100K).

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Source: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

U.S. Deaths by State and County: Percent Change in Last 7 days
Coronavirus deaths in US by State and County

Aggregate data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state- and local-level public health agencies. County-level data is confirmed by referencing state and local agencies directly. Map shows percent change in deaths from previous7 days as of January 3, 2020.

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Source: US Centers for Disease Control

U.S. States with the Most COVID-19 Activity

Cases

Deaths

State

Total

Last 7d

Per 100k

Total

Last 7d

Per 100k

California

3,039,044

222,075

7,691

35,004

3,350

130

Texas

2,188,643

142,944

7,548

33,285

2,235

148

Florida

1,584,442

80,913

7,377

24,739

1,126

0

New York

742,538

59,562

6,717

15,184

859

161

Georgia

844,799

53,475

7,957

12,889

914

88

Arizona

699,942

50,902

9,616

11,772

918

94

North Carolina

698,099

47,173

6,656

8,339

514

190

Ohio

849,704

42,411

7,269

10,518

528

122

Virginia

463,751

41,117

5,433

6,002

346

105

New York City

560,462

41,024

6,673

26,398

489

115

Pennsylvania

788,834

40,270

6,162

20,128

1,386

0

New Jersey

646,189

36,468

7,275

20,760

507

121

Illinois

1,086,333

33,651

8,573

20,423

699

77

South Carolina

404,492

33,312

7,856

6,373

439

22

Massachusetts

472,806

29,613

6,860

13,830

466

140

Tennessee

697,783

27,301

10,218

8,684

452

92

Indiana

601,937

23,443

8,941

9,593

391

161

Kentucky

338,034

20,689

7,566

3,301

259

142

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