How many people have the Coronavirus in the United States?
It is not known how many people have contracted the deadly Coronavirus in China, but it is known how many have caught it in the United States.
Though the total is not very scientific, more than 60,000 have contracted Coronavirus in China and more than 1,000 people have died from it. It has spread to the United States and people are, and should be, concerned about its spread.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has kept a keen eye on the virus since it was first announced in late 2019.
As of February 17, the CD has confirmed 15 cases in the United States. They have found that 392 cases to be negative and 60 cases are pending. This does not include persons under investigation in the United States that were evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, including 14 presumptive-positive cases that are being retested.
The following states have confirmed cases of Coronavirus as of February 17: Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Illinois, Texas, California, Arizona, and Washington.
Worldwide, 29 countries have confirmed cases of the virus, including Canada, the United States, France, Germany, England, and Spain.
On February 11, the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the current outbreak of Coronavirus disease. The new name is COVID-19.
As of February 13, the most cases have been identified in California with eight. There have been two cases identified in Illinois (in Chicago) and one each in Massachusetts (in Boston), Wisconsin (Dane County), Texas (Bexar County), Washington (Everett), and Arizona (Maricopa County).
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