Our daily update is published. States reported 881k tests, 200k more than yesterday. Texas alone reported 124k tests. States also reported 52k cases and 1,163 deaths. Image
The seven-day average of COVID-19 deaths has remained over 1,000 people per day since July 30. Image
Testing numbers have begun to rise again in California. Texas seems to have begun solving their test issues, reporting over 124k tests today alone. Florida testing remains far from peak numbers in July. Image
This is the second week in a row that hospitalizations seem to have dropped. Our weekly update is now live with more details on week-over-week trends in the data. covidtracking.com/blog/tests-cas…

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20 Oct
Our daily update is published. States reported 907k tests, 61k cases, and 832 deaths. 39k people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Image
MT, ND and SD are reporting stark increases in cases and hospitalizations. The 7-day average for new cases reported in all three has more than doubled in the past month. Image
ND is reporting far more new cases per capita than any other state has over the course of the pandemic. Image
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17 Oct
Our daily update is published. States reported 1.17 million tests, 60k cases, and 797 deaths. 37k people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19.
Wisconsin and four other states—Connecticut, Louisiana, Kansas, Rhode Island—did not update their case numbers today.

Today's case count was high, despite the absence of these states.
Last night, we switched our TotalTestResults data field to a better time series that's now publicly provided by the state of Indiana. This resulted in a 918k cumulative increase in tests completed. We also added the state's positive PCR test results data. covidtracking.com/data/state/ind…
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16 Oct
The COVID Racial Data Tracker has launched shareable charts of per capita cases and deaths, broken out by the race and ethnicity categories reported. Sharing a few examples in this thread.
The New Mexico chart shows how much more likely ‘American Indian or Alaska Native’ people have been to test positive or die from COVID-19 since the pandemic began, compared to other people in the state.
We are able to see the disparate impact of COVID-19 for each state and territory with these cards.
In Tennessee, the ‘Hispanic or Latino’ population is much more likely to have tested positive for COVID-19.
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15 Oct
Our daily update is published. States reported 1 million tests, 63k cases, and 951 deaths. 37k people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19.
Today’s national case count was the highest since late-July. Several states reported their highest-ever case totals, some of which also broke their hospitalization records.
After a month of warning signs, this week’s alarming numbers make it clear that the third surge of COVID-19 in the US has arrived. Sadly, we're not only seeing an increase in cases and hosp., but deaths are also starting to rise, after a 3-week downtrend.
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13 Oct
Our daily update is published. States reported 894k tests, 47k cases, and 669 deaths. 36k people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, the highest count since late-August. Image
Case counts are increasing in 36 states. Wisconsin, one of the worst hotspots in the country this week, reported 3.4k cases today, 65% more than a week ago.
Hospitalization numbers are also growing in all but seven states, following the upward trend in case counts. Image
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9 Oct
Our daily update is published. States reported 1.1 million tests, 58k cases, 35k currently hospitalized, and 904 COVID-19 deaths. Today's case count is the highest since August 7.
We continue our rolling updates to the metrics tracked in our original totalTestResults API field. We updated test metrics for Hawaii today, resulting in a ~3.4k increase in daily new tests and a ~131k cumulative increase. Follow our progress here: covidtracking.com/about-data/tot…
The rise today is due to switching Hawaii’s test units in totalTestResults from positive + negative unique people tested to directly reported test encounters, in accordance with our policy explained in detail here covidtracking.com/blog/counting-…
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