As the United States approaches the grim milestone of 200,000 coronavirus deaths, Johns Hopkins University data shows an uptick in new cases compared to the previous week in a majority of US states.
- 30 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico are showing upward trends
- 16 states are showing steady trends
- 4 states are showing downward trends
Here's a look at those latest trends on the US map:
The US added at least 44,360 new Covid-19 cases and 870 reported deaths on Thursday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The nation has a seven-day average of new daily cases of 39,759. This number has been creeping up over the last few days, now to 13% more than the previous week.
The US continues to lead the world in total coronavirus cases. There have been at least 6.6 million cases in the country since the first case was reported in January.
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