Coronavirus case numbers in the United States: DECEMBER 18 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 December 18:


Positive tests: 17,004,147

Negative tests: 176,604,702

Number of hospitalized patients: 114,237

Patient deaths: 302,261