Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak – What's New

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

Updated: Monday, December 06, 2021 10:07 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.
Data sources: Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE). Our World in Data.
COVID-19 Outbreak Map by Johns Hopkins CSSE
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

US COVID-19 Cases in last 7 Days
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) as of December 3, 2021
Source: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Covid-19 Level of Community Transmission in the US
Covid-19 US Level of Community Transmission
Total new cases per 100,000 persons in the United States in the past 7 days, as of December 3, 2021.
High (Red): ≥100
Substantial (Orange): 50–99
Moderate (Yellow): 10–49
Low (Blue): ≤ 10

Emergent Variant Strains: Omicron

Emerging Covid Strains: Omicron
Omicron Covid Virus Strain
Emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variant Cases reported across the globe. Pictured here are cases of the Omicron variant (B.1.1.529) as of December 4, 2021.Because of differences in detection and reporting, variants are likely present in some countries that have not yet reported them. The lack of reporting of a variant in a country does not indicate the variant is absent in that country.
Source: US Centers for Disease Control, WHO Variant Tracker.

For details see Strains of SARS-CoV-2 Causing Covid-19.

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