Coronavirus case numbers in the United States: DECEMBER 20 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 Dec. 20:

Positive tests: 17,647,893

Negative tests: 180,544,463

Number of hospitalized patients: 113,663

Patient deaths: 309,449