Coronavirus case numbers in the United States: AUGUST 26 update

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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 26:


Positive tests: 5,749,803

Negative tests: 67,266,976

Number of hospitalized patients: 38,762

Patient deaths: 170,353