Coronavirus News

Last updated 10:18am EDT September 19, 2020

Worldwide:

Cases: 30,755,293 (+1.2% / day)
Deaths: 957,436 (+0.6% / day)

United States:

Cases: 6,929,395 (+0.7% / day)
Deaths: 203,230 (+0.5% / day)

Top 10 infected countries

(infections per million population)

  1. Asia (19,589)
  2. North America (17,822)
  3. South America (15,525)
  4. USA (14,179)
  5. India (8,944)
  6. Brazil (8,318)
  7. Europe (7,028)
  8. Iran (3,893)
  9. Argentina (3,225)
  10. Mexico (2,657)

Top infection growth rates

(%-age over previous day)

  1. France: 3.2%
  2. Austria: 2.3%
  3. Greece: 2.3%
  4. Israel: 2.2%
  5. Denmark: 2.1%
  6. Belgium: 2.1%
  7. India: 1.8%
  8. Indonesia: 1.7%
  9. Norway: 1.6%
  10. United Kingdom: 1.5%
Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Global Case Map

Update

April 1: New post: A Look at the Demographics of COVID-19 Patients

March 30: Ranking of US States with mitigation efforts.

March 28: New post: Comparison of responses by China and Singapore

March 23: The list of symptoms has been updated.

News Around the World

  • September 3: Moldovan leader plans to be vaccinated against coronavirus during trip to Russia (1)
  • Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko agreed Belarus would be one of the first countries to receive a vaccine against Covid-19 (1)
  • France unveils €100 billion economy 'reboot' rescue plan (1)
  • New York state casinos and NYC malls can reopen next week (1)
  • WHO Africa prepares Covid-19 vaccination allocation plan (1)

Spread

  • September 3: Ukraine reported 2,430 new Covid-19 cases today (1)
  • Russia reports 4,995 new coronavirus cases in the past day (1)
  • University of Georgia reports more than 800 new Covid-19 cases in a week (1)
  • South Korea reports lowest daily increase of new Covid-19 cases in more than two weeks (1)
  • India reported 83,337 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (1)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

On The Ground

  • September 3: Michigan governor extends Covid-19 state of emergency to October (1)
  • September 2: curtain opens on the Venice Film Festival despite Covid-19 fears (1)
  • Art Basel cancels Miami Beach show set for December due to the pandemic (1)
  • China will resume international flights to and from Beijing starting on Thursday (1)
  • September 1: All French schools are reopening for the first time since March, with masks mandatory for students aged 11 and older (1)

Travel

  • September 3: Russia allows resumption of travel to Egypt, UAE and Maldives (1)
  • September 2: Greece allows entry for up to 500 Russians per week since Sept. 7 (1)
  • August 28: Hungary will shut its borders to foreigners starting next month due to coronavirus fears (1)
  • August 27: Russia seeks to reopen borders but with caution (1)
  • August 24: Covid-19 testing will be set up at New York airports, governor says (1)