Coronavirus case numbers in the United States: AUGUST 18 update

Data from the COVID tracking project on coronavirus cases, test results and more.

How many novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases were announced today?

The COVID Tracking Project is a volunteer effort to compile federal and state data in regards to new COVID-19 cases, including number of positive and negative tests.

Here’s the latest data, updated on August 18:

Positive tests: 5,417,366

Negative tests: 62,203,753

Pending tests: 4,298

Number of hospitalized patients: 43,485

Patient deaths: 162,400