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Corona numbers for the United States (USA)


With Corona-in-Zahlen.de you have the most important facts at a glance. For a quick overview of COVID-19 key figures, we use values ​​from the JHU and the ECDC (see data sources for further information, all information without guarantee).

Infection situation in United States

So far, 33,117,656 COVID-19 infections have been recorded in the United States, with 589,893 corona-related deaths (as of May 24, 2021). This corresponds to an infection rate of 10.01% and a death or lethality rate of 1.78%.

New infections and incidence

The number of new infections in the United States is currently 12,772. On average over the last 7 days, 25,258 new infections were recorded per day. In the past week, there were 53.4 new infections reported per 100,000 population in the United States ("7-day incidence").

Vaccination status

So far 162,470,794 COVID-19 vaccinations have been carried out in the United States (as of May 22, 2021). This corresponds to a vaccination rate for the first vaccinations of 48.58%. Fully vaccinated is 38.57% of the population.

Travel warning

Due to the current situation, the United States is classified as a COVID-19 risk area, combined with a travel warning from the German authorities.

How often has it been tested in the United States?

A total of 437,600,853 tests performed in the United States have been reported to date. The rate of positive test results is 7.5%.

Note: All key figures depend on the number of tests carried out and the statistical survey and are only comparable to a limited extent. No guarantee for the correctness and topicality of the data.

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Source: Wikipedia