The US emerged as an early hotspot for the coronavirus and it continues to have some of the highest case and death rates in the world. It leads the world in both confirmed Covid-19 cases and deaths, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
It’s important to point out that the actual death toll is believed to be far higher than the tally compiled from government figures.
Map numbers shown below are from Johns Hopkins University.
Table values shown below are from Johns Hopkins University.
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