Review: Geographic differences in COVID-19 cases, deaths, and incidence — United States, February 12–April 7, 2020

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Review: Geographic differences in COVID-19 cases, deaths, and incidence — United States, February 12–April 7, 2020

Review: Geographic differences in COVID-19 cases, deaths, and incidence — United States, February 12–April 7, 2020

This CDC report highlights geographic differences in COVID-19 cases, deaths, incidence, and changing incidence in the US between February 12 and April 7, 2020.  Approximately 396,000 COVID-19 cases and 12,800 related deaths were reported in the United States as of April 7.

In addition:

  • A total of 395,926 COVID-19 cases were reported in the United States. Cases were reported by all 50 states, DC, NYC, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Two thirds of all COVID-19 cases (66.7%) were reported by eight jurisdictions: NYC (76,876), New York (61,897), New Jersey (44,416), Michigan (18,970), Louisiana (16,284), California (15,865), Massachusetts (15,202), and Pennsylvania (14,559).
  • The overall cumulative COVID-19 incidence in the United States was 119.6 cases per 100,000 population. Cumulative incidence was lowest in Minnesota (20.6) and highest in NYC (915.3).
  • Nationwide case doubling time was approximately 6.5 days. Among the 10 jurisdictions reporting the most cases, doubling time ranged from 5.5 days in Louisiana to 8.0 days in NYC.
  • During March 31–April 7, the overall cumulative incidence of COVID-19 increased by 63.4 cases per 100,000. This increase ranged from 8.3 in Minnesota to 418.0 in NYC.
  • 55 (98.2%) of the 56 jurisdictions reporting COVID-19 cases also reported at least one related death; however, approximately half (52.7%) of all deaths (12,757) were reported from three jurisdictions: NYC (4,111), New York (1,378), and New Jersey (1,232).
  • Case-fatality ratios ranged from 0.7% in Utah to 5.7% in Kentucky.

 

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